I have a friend who has always been Pagan. She is proud of that, wears a pentagram and her collection of books impresses even me. But, her actions of late are not what I would consider very becoming of a Pagan. She hunts for fun (and leaves the body) and have even been known to set fire to bushes and trees because she likes the flames... The few times we go out, I am always picking up her trash, because she's to careless to toss it in the can or even pick it up when she tosses and misses. She told me she hasn't held or attended a ritual in 3 years. But she still claims to be Pagan.
To me actions have always spoken louder than words. If you act like it you are, no matter what you claim to believe. Because if you truely believe something it's reflected in how you live.
So, my question is, what makes one a part of a religion? Claimed beliefs or actions??
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Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:40 PM on Sep. 5, 2009
Personally I think its more than just actions. For certain littering and leaving carcases to rot is not a very paganish thing to do. But I wouldn't say she isn't pagan either. And just because she's not attended any rituals does not mean she doesn't practice in some small way in the privacy of her home.
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