About Us

What we stand for is the elimination of certain practices stemming from widespread acceptance of false premises. Therefore, it is easier and clearer to state our purpose in terms of what we are against.

The false premises (which we call “The Most Insidious Lies”) are:

  1. The physical is inherently inferior to the spiritual.
  2. Mankind requires salvation.
  3. You only live once.
  4. It’s a sin to speak with spirits.
  5. Women are inferior to men.
  6. The devil made you do it.
  7. The ends justify the means.

     Each of these lies depends on distorions and misconceptions about what happens after death. So, convincing the public that the human personality does, indeed, survive the demise of the physical body is a key part of our efforts.

  — See here for more info on the Most Insidious Lies.

The practices we work to eliminate (our “Defining Issues”) include:

  • Discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender
  • Attempts to use governmental powers to promote religious purposes
  • Tyrannical control using guilt and shame
  • Censorship
  • Restrictions on intimate interactions among adults
  • Laws dictating when and how the human body requires concealment
  • Media practices that create anxiety for profit

All of which violate our “Core Principles” of Compassion, Honesty, Tolerance, Forgiveness, and Joy.

Who We Are

Spirits at Play is neither a religion nor a political party, just a group of people knit together by their shared understanding of the world and what might be done to improve it. We employ a combination of libertarian and spiritual approaches that sets us apart from other organizations.

We encourage open, accepting attitudes; we do not promote any particular lifestyle.

Any more elaborate organizational structure awaits evidence that our goals are shared by large numbers of people who care enough to join with us. For now, membership is free to all who sign-up for e-mail updates. [send to]