Food for thought.
I wrote this article back in 2014, and received quite a bit of hostility for it. As a result, I ended up deleting this article rather than continuing to engage in a fruitless debate. However, here we are in 2016, and the “pop-culture pagan” debate is here again. After reading this eloquent article by Hellenic Polytheist, Dver ( http://forestdoor.wordpress.com/2016/05/03/why-we-worship/ ) I decided to resurrect this one. I’m feeling just a little bit like the scientist nobody wanted to listen to in Dante’s Peak, and that’s not a good thing.
There’s a part of me that still can’t believe that I’m still even bothering to argue theology with people who are worshipping comic book characters and think that they’re Time Lords, Sailor Scouts, or the reincarnation of Inuyasha, It really is surreal, and my brain still hasn’t quite accepted that this is real-life:
This is the last post I’m planning on ever making…
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