Draupnir: Odin’s Golden Armband

Image from the SWIFT monitoring of Sgr A*. In the stories of the Norse Religion, when Odin’s son is killed, at the funeral Odin places on his son an armband made of gold. Called Draupnir, this armband will drop 8 rings of equal weight on every 9th night. As I have watched the data from … Continue reading

Esoteric Meanings of Modern and Ancient Religious Bedrocks

“Choking┬áthe Chicken” No. I do not daily (sometimes multiple times… What?!! I may be getting older but I’m not dead!) endeavor to violently strangulate poultry. I’m not one to upset PETA. A euphemism, double entantandra, metaphor, an alligorical┬ástory. Why? So as not to upset the little ones. To convey to a larger group an intent … Continue reading