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Re: Tidying up offerings
May 20, 2010, 18:10
Strongly agree with the above sentiments by Mr Tempest.

I also think Claire has the same authority as the rest of us to spread the word about being sensible on the matter. It's not arrogance any more than it is arrogance to think that the tat* one leaves should have special status just because one has certain ideas about their significance as offerings.

People do have a right to leave tat at sites, but other people have just as much right to remove it.

In reference to sympathising with a landowner who removes a bush that has been targeted for tat offerings, how would the tat offerers feel if some farmer decided that the front garden of aforementioned tat-mongers was actually a spiritually significant place to farmers, having once been used many years ago for the rowing of wheat, and thus it was appropriate to leave an offering of wheat nourishing slurry all over the garden? Slightly flippant question I know, but you get my meaning.

Hmpf. Spiritual geocaching.

*And as a person who collects all manner of tat, I do not use that as a necessarily pejorative term.
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