Monthly Archives: December 2014

  1. Cultural Quandaries: Earth’s Civil Calendar. How did we end up with the calendar we have anyway?

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    December 29, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Ever wonder how the calendar we use came to be? Why our year is divided the way it is, how the names of these divisions arose and why New Year’s day is where it is? Well wonder no more! Here is the most concise summary of our calendar’s history answering all these questions, including others you may not of thought to consider, and reveals some dilemmas that come with it.

  2. How You Can Have A Nox Festival – A Festival for The Longest Night

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    December 12, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Want to have a full fledged celebration of Nox? Rua Lupa shows you how that can be done…

  3. Celebrating Nox – The Longest Night – The Year’s Midnight. What You Can Do At Home.

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    December 11, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Here are some ways anyone can celebrate The Longest Night.

  4. The Importance of Material Culture (or Why Stuff Matters)

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    December 8, 2014 by jakediebolt

    “…this time of year seems to cause a sort of crisis of sorts in our culture. On the one hand, advertising and social expectation conspire to drive us into shops, malls, and increasingly websites to buy gifts for friends and family. On the other hand, advice from spiritual leaders and philosophers urges us to reject consumerism and find the “real” spirit of the season.”

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