Category: History & Culture

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14 juillet

http://youtu.be/M1o1T07VHQE Tremblez, tyrans et vous perfides L’opprobre de tous les partis Tremblez! vos projets parricides Vont enfin recevoir leurs prix! Tout est soldat pour vous combattre S’ils tombent, nos jeunes héros La France en produit de nouveaux, Contre vous tout…

La Fiesta de San Fermin

It is that time of the year again, when the whole world descends on Pamplona (Navarra) in Spain for the Fiesta de San Fermin. The fiesta begins on the 6th of July and this moment is marked by a rocket…

Intimations of immortality

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar: Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of…

The pagan world [3]

Last of this series. 4. The absence of doctrine Fourth is the absence of a mental and philosophical structure to the pagan view of the universe. There is no one in charge, no one monotheistic creator-god who made the world…