A Brief Point On Borrowing From Tolkien To Garb Contemporary Circumstance (No, Russia Isn’t Mordor)

While this is a rather nice-looking map … we are obligated to point out that it's totally inaccurate. Gondor is, per Tolkien's own notation, geographically centered on northern Italy (indeed, Minas Tirith, if memory serves, is directly situated proximate to Ravenna - the old capital of the Goths therein). This is logical. Tolkien, after all, … Continue reading A Brief Point On Borrowing From Tolkien To Garb Contemporary Circumstance (No, Russia Isn’t Mordor)

ON THE MYTHOLINGUISTICS OF WAR [Part 2] – In The Divine War, The Squirrel Is (Also) The Role Of Man

[Author's Note: this piece picks up directly where Part One left off - hence the rather abrupt opening, which continues on from the last paragraph of the previous part] Now as for why *that* matters ... it is not simply an idle cosmological truth, nor a secondary commentary upon the character of Dyaus Pitar And His … Continue reading ON THE MYTHOLINGUISTICS OF WAR [Part 2] – In The Divine War, The Squirrel Is (Also) The Role Of Man