Today I came across a piece on Patheos where Angelo Nasios reacts to claims from the famous British Classics scholar Mary Beard, that because there are no modern believers in the ancient Gods she can make controversial claims without having to look over her back. You can read the blog post by Angelo Nasios here. Continue reading →
I came across an advertisement on Facebook that is about not leaving our garbage just anywhere. It specifically features a guy sunbathing at the beach, who drops a piece of plastic wrapper on the ground because he’s too lazy to go put it in the bin a bit away. The wind then carries the wrapper away and drops it into the sea. At this point, Poseidon – or another Sea Deity – rises out of the water, bends over to bring his scowling face right up to the frightened man, plucks the wrapper from his nose, and flicks it onto the man’s face. he then retreats back into the sea, indicating he’s keeping an eye on the man. The man is shocked and is then shown to put the wrapper into the bin, at which point the advertisement ends.
Today I will reblog something I wrote myself almost a year ago before I started blogging for myself again. It was originally posted on the 31st of July, 2015, on a blog which I shared with Galina Krasskova (Gangleri’s Grove) and Tess Dawson (Canaanite). This blog has since been put on private and is only visible to me, Galina, and Tess, because the project never really got off the ground. Therefore, I am now reproducing the blog post below, having made some grammatical and stylistic edits, as well as a few places where I formulated things differently.