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--- BP Jonsson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At 09:30 2002-09-12 +1200, andrew wrote:
>
> >With the
> >increasing marginalisation of religion in the First
> >World a word
> >defining the school of thought that mythopoeic
> >being(s) exist,
> >particularly as a focus of worldview, could be
> >useful.
>
> What about _theist_?  Is that somehow unconvenient?

In general, I'd agree (mostly cos I'm not aware of a
better alternative); but "theism" is fairly specific.
It's fine, so long as your mythic beings are Gods.
Shift over into angels or jinns or any other sort of
nondeific power, and all of a sudden you're not really
"theistic" any more.

Padraic.


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Aci ce Kernow le ouygaint mil; et savuriont y pherque!

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