Counter-Cultural and Alternative New Religious Movements, in the following sections:
Modern Paganism (Neopaganism), in the following sections:
Eckankar: The Religion of the Light and Sound of God, The Ancient Science of Soul Travel, in the following sections:
Wicca - The Rise of a Western Mystery Religion Based on Witchcraft, in the following sections:
The New Age and Satanism, in the following sections:
The End of the World is Nigh! The Dangers of Apocalyptism and End-Times Beliefs, in the following sections:
Spiritualism, in the following sections:
- 2. The Founding of Spiritualism
- Top of page
Criticism of the New Age: Ridiculous Practices, Daft Beliefs and Pseudoscience, in the following sections:
The Causes of Satanism and other Alternative New Religious Movements, in the following sections:
Religion, Violence, Crime and Mass Suicide, in the following sections:
Modern Pagan Druidism (Druidry) in the United Kingdom, in the following sections:
- 1.2. Paganism and the New Age
- 1.4. The Causes Behind the Rise of Modern Druidry and other NRMs
Time to Move On: Religion Has Cost Too Much, in the following sections:
Shamanism, in the following sections:
What Causes Religion and Superstitions?, in the following sections:
God and Pronouns: God has No Gender, in the following sections:
The False and Conflicting Experiences of Mankind: How Other Peoples' Experience Contradict Our Own Beliefs: 5.4. Out of Body Experiences, Soul Travel and Astral Projection
Mass Belief and the False Consensus Effect: Everyone Believes It So It Must Be True!: 3.3. Alternative Therapies and New Age
Souls do not Exist: Evidence from Science & Philosophy Against Mind-Body Dualism: 4.3. Out of Body Experiences (OBEs)
Quantum Physics Pseudo-scientific Theory of Soul
Religion Versus Womankind
Sex and Sexuality in Satanism, the Religion of the Flesh: 1.1. Anti-Sexuality in Traditional Religion
Buddhism: 3. Karma
Homocentricity or Anthropocentrism: Why Do Religions Think Humanity Is Central to God and Creation?: 2.4. Of All the Sexual Diversity of Nature, Why is Human Heterosexuality Divinely Sanctioned?
The Causes of Fundamentalism, Intolerance and Extremism in World Religions: 6.3. No-one Captures the Flag: Tolerance for Others' Beliefs in the New Age, Wicca and Modern Paganism
Religion in the United Kingdom: Diversity, Trends and Decline: 3. Census Results for 2011, and Comparison to 2001
Cultural Religion Versus Scholarly Religion: 1.3. What Seems New is Often Old Practices in a New Context
What Religion Would Zombies Be?
Psychosomosis - the Placebo and Nocebo Effects: Curing and Causing Disease with the Mind: 2. The Placebo Effect and the Positive Effects of Mental Attitudes
Critical Thinking on Acupuncture: How Does it Work?: 3. The Placebo Effect
White Light Religions: 1. White Light Religions and the Right Hand Path
Jain: 2. Karma
Organized Judaism and Women: The Source of Prejudice in the Jewish Scriptures/Old Testament: 1. The Unhappy Role of Women in Religion
Reincarnation: 2. How Does Karma Work in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism?
Religion as the Result of Human Mythmaking
The Placebo Effect and the Positive Power of the Mind on Health
Out of Body Experiences (OBEs): Astral Projection or Soul Travelling?
Does Homeopathy Work? What are the Risks and Dangers?: 6. So What is This 'Placebo Effect' Which Makes Homeopathy Seem Effective?
Women as Possessions and Objects of Beauty in the Bible
Religion, the Environment and Climate Change: 2.3. Paganism
Astrology: Do Observed Positions of the Planets Influence Our Lives in Mystical Ways?
Abortion, Birth Control and Contraception: How Religion is Making Overpopulation Worse: 6. How Faulty Teachings on Sexuality Lead to Faulty Society
Judaism, Christianity and Women: Biblical Misogyny and Historical Subjugation: 1. The Unhappy Role of Women in Religion
How Does Karma Work in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism?
Pseudoscience and Health: The World of Alternatives (to Truth): 3.1. The Placebo Effect and the Positive Effects of Delusion
A Realistic Guide to Dream Interpretation: 5. The New Age Religion of Eckankar
The Peacock vs. the Ostrich - Religious Behaviour and Sexuality: 5. Conclusions: Be a Peacock (Secular Society and New Religious Movements Excepted)
Nothing New: Religions Evolve From Previous Religions: 1.2. The Exposure to Fresh Audiences
Satanism and Environmentalism: 4. Environmentalism as a Feature of New Religious Movements in General
A List of All Religions and Belief Systems