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Heathen Talk is a weekly podcast that explores modern issues that are important to Heathens around the world. Our show is a mix of panel discussions, guest hosts, and original Heathen music.
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Season 2, Episode 7: Oaths
3 days ago
Hey everybody, Heathen Talk is live tonight and we are getting back to our roots. Tonight we are talking about Oaths, what they mean, why they are important, and when to take them.
As always Join Josh Lauren and Thorin as we discuss this topic, argue and agree aggressively with each other.
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Question of the night: What does heathen individual praxis look like? Can we build something for the individual using the reconstructionist method, and the heathen world view?
Rated 4 out of
Great beginnings, and good for beginners!
I am new to Heathenry, and have searched far and wide for educated opinions to aid me in my search. Every episode, the hosts have proven to be more thoughtful and more articulate than they were in their last episode. They are covering issues and delivering perspectives that I need to hear this early in my spiritual exploration. I'm getting used to the feeling of being wrong all the time ;)
I do have a couple of suggestions, firstly, the show could use a little more love on the audio side. The levels of the hosts are all over the place. This is really rough if you are listening in the car or in a noisy environment. Lauren comes through clear as a bell but the others are sometimes inaudible. I wind up adjusting my volume with every new speaker sometimes, which results in me missing commentary that is important for me to hear.
Also, I'd like to suggest scripting out an agenda for the show, if you do this already, maybe script in some main points in a more logical order. Often times I'm listening intently to some topic being discussed, desperate for a simple definition of a term that is foreign to me, but the definition is buried in a digression 5 minutes into the discussion. Putting the basics right at the top of the topic would be great for us noobs. Definition, example in action, relevance, open discussion. An order like that, repeated for every topic, in addition to the audio level normalization and some line noise reduction would turn this show up to 11 for me.
Thank you so much for doing what you do. I can't express how much this show means to me right now. I produce a few podcasts myself and I know how much work goes into something like this, so thank you, thank you, thank you.
Date published: 2015-10-01