Living a sacred life in a profane world

  • Icelanders Perform 10,000-Strong Viking War Chant

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    This is extremely cool. It comes from the homecoming celebrations of the Icelandic Soccer Team (and yes I know that’s Futbol(sp?) to you Europeans 🙂 ). I have been meaning to write about the Icelandic team for the last couple weeks, since being notified about their significance by one of our loyal readers. The Icelandic team is full of strong,

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  • New Les Brigandes Song – ‘Antichrist’

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    New song from Les Brigandes- ‘Antichrist’ Les Brigandes is a all-girl Identitarian music group from France we profiled here. My reading of the video and the lyrics are that the Antichrist of the title is Pope Francis. Or, modernity and European (Christian) Suicidalism in general, as exemplified by Pope Francis. This argument seems valid either way. For Pope Francis is

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  • Modern-day Viking Longship To Set Sail From Norway

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    A team lead by a Norwegian man will be sailing a Viking longship across the North Atlantic and upriver through the interior of North America this May. The ship is not an exact replica of any specific Viking-era longship, but is rather inspired by historical knowledge of Viking ship-making. From Nordstjernan: Recruiting is underway to staff a crew that will

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  • Minas Tirith And The Migrant Crisis

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    In August 2015 stories popped up around the web about a group that was trying to use crowdfunding to raise money to build a real-life replica of “Minas Tirth”, from The Lord of the Rings, in southern England. The story seemed to fade away after a couple weeks, and I have not been able to find any additional information about

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  • Real Life Hobbit Holes And The Quest For Sacrality

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    An important theme of this website is the idea that Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is more than just a famous and entertaining story. On the contrary, Tolkien’s writings appeal to European and American audiences in a way that is far deeper than that of other books and films that some might label as similar. This significance is not

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