On Pathway C—Belover,
we Earthfolk extend to you an invitation to practice rituals of
We seek to live as the Living Earth’s
folk. The Living Earth is us.
We are manifestations, presences of the Living Earth. We are its
its imagining; one of its seed and flower. The Living Earth is
Earth and folk. The
word "Earthfolk" is an oxymoron to the followers
of the three Big Stories that were explored on Pathways A and B. As
explained, in those Big Stories full human meaning is imagined as a
“life” after death, above the Earth, in an eternal paradise.
Or, in a super or supra-human state. Or, imagined as meaningless. Time
will end, and the Earth will disappear, blow apart or be burned up.
The Warrior’s Quest
is the term we use to define the vision that is
common to and links the three Big Stories. It is a very
strange and frightening
Its tradition is grounded in an imagination that
states that there is only one Creator god who
is alienated from humans. He is a Lone Male god without female
mate. He is said to have created the world from “nothing.”
Females are derivative humans. They are created (not born) from the
flesh of males. Suffering is the lot of humans. Only those Chosen will
Ceaseless physical and spiritual warfare is
waged against the Other: variously named as evil one, devil,
Lucifer, “The Enemy.” The Scientism and Secular Big Stories present
variations on this theme. They are differences
of degree, not of kind.