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Re: Celtic or Other?
« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2016, 10:52:33 am »
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You couldn't have said this in a PM?  Isn't there a time-limit you can put on re-editing any way?  I did put in a reason for the edit.  But since no-one has yet replied, the additional information hasn't done harm.

Yes I'd be happy to reply to you privately in future, so why couldn't you tell me this privately?  This doesn't seem very fair and - if anything - is more disruptive to the flow of conversation than my editing ever was.

 
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Re: Celtic or Other?
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2016, 11:52:55 am »
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I primarily say Gaelic, but I have Brythonic polytheism in my practice too. I can't use the term 'Celtic' anymore though - too loaded. I used to call my practice that because it was mixed between Gaelic and other things, but it's too easily misunderstood (especially by people who think I'm not serious in my practice, when I use the term).

At the same time, I think some Pagans who critique 'Celtic' ignore the way that the term has been used by colonised peoples to reclaim their power. It is very much used today. Which raises the question, for me, of how we as Pagans honouring Irish/Welsh/Brythonic (etc) gods actually relate to the cultures of the descendants of their followers. It's an issue that I'm still working through.

 
Is Celtic so bad of a term? Most of our knowledge on the people we call the Celts is from the Gaelic writings and welsh and there is so little information we have and so much overlap between the writing we have. There was also probably enough variation within the Gaelic culture the the variation within might have been more than the differences between these too groups of people. Thus the term Celtic allows us to use as much information as we can get from what little we have left.

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