Monthly Archives: September 2014

A speculation on the origin of the sword in the stone legend

The story of King Arthur and the sword in the stone has always mystified me.  It describes how there was a sword in a stone that only King Arthur could remove.  No one else could do.  Because he was the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an aspect of the youth of today . . . the creation of “the machines of the economy”

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I found myself calling the kids of today “the machines of the economy”.  I found myself stating this as a result of watching how everything associated with kids, nowadays, tends to revolve around certain specific subjects.  Basically, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the historical progression of the image of Odin . . . the creation of a “conglomeration god”

Here is a thought I had about Odin (as with everything involving prehistoric religion it is primarily speculation): To me, it seems that Odin is a god whose image has progressed through history.  As a result of this, he has developed … Continue reading

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