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It is a very Britonic and nationalistic view that the druids were only in the great country of England,
So did druids build the Pyramids then? Were the Mayans actually druids? Was the Minoan civilisation based on druidry? We can’t just go around attributing druid this and druid that to anything that pleases us at whim, this is a great disservice to the Celtic cultures whence druidism came and also a great disservice to those other cultures who have their own traditions, beliefs and ways of seeing the world.
How about what the Native American people say about the structures that have been part of their landscape for millennia?
home of Chaucer, who by the way almost had his work destroyed by the English government.
When did that happen? Chaucer was a court poet and is even believed to have written for the son of Edward II of England and was buried in Westminster.
We need to be very careful these days, as is pointed in the Bardic course too, about cultural appropriation and, likewise, misappropriation.