Holy Wild Blog

A blog for the whispering poet and enchanted animal that dwells within each of us, jostling elbows with the peacemaker, the anarchist, the skeptic, the cynic, the scientist, the artist, the self-deprecating intellectual, the earnest seeker and the hopeful mystic.

Described by readers as rich, thoughtful, deeply reflective, fearless, honest and “some of the best writing in the Pagan blogging field,” Holy Wild (formerly Meadowsweet & Myrrh) was created in March 2007 and has since become one of the most popular Druid blogs online. In this space, Alison shares social commentary, philosophical contemplations and personal reflections, writing from a place of connection, longing and curiosity about the sacredness of ordinary life, and our place in a Spirit-infused world.

Rich, thoughtful, deeply reflective, fearless…

Recent Posts

  • BotChat – Atlas Bugged
    Can ChatGPT reason using counterfactuals? Can it interpret nuanced uses of novel metaphors to explore the complex topic of language understanding? Is it morally vacuous, or merely cautiously optimistic? Consider the data and judge for yourself.
  • BotChat – Can I ask you a riddle?
    “Can I ask you a riddle?” I asked ChatGPT on our second day. “Of course! I love riddles,” it replied. “Go ahead and ask me one.”
  • BotChat – Wisdom Takes Time.
    Day 1 of conversing with ChatGPT, we explore animal fables and the themes of self-knowledge, wisdom, collaboration and the nature of generative Artificial Intelligence.
  • From Roomba to Reason: A 100 Day Journey with Generative AI
    I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but people are absolutely freaking out about AI right now. The sudden leaps forward in generative Artificial Intelligence have brought us to the brink of hysteria. And it’s all, well… a bit silly.

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