Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

edited by O Society September 12, 2019 Not sure what this is called... perhaps melodic metal is the term the kids use these days. New one from Insomnium out this week. So insomnium is your Word of the Day. insomnium (noun): wakefulness, vision, dream It's Latin, so maybe not a word found in every English … Continue reading Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

MisChief with Loki

by O Society August 24, 2019 Kalandra — Helvegen https://youtu.be/o6by9cl24Cw What do the Runes say? Norwegian—————————————————--English translation Hvem skal synge meg—————————————Who shall sing mei daudsvevna slynge meg———————————-into the death-sleep sling menår eg på Helvegen går————————————When I walk on the Path of Deathog dei spora eg trår er kalda, så kalda—————--and the tracks I tread are cold, … Continue reading MisChief with Loki

NaudiR: Thor’s Day with Vikings (Musical Interlude)

by O Society July 25, 2019 Global warming gotcha down? Yep. Summertime, murder, and ice cream. Caught in the crossfire. Try this. Fire images. Yeah, I know. Water puts out fire. If you control the burn you can find the other side. Promise. Requires meditation. Sacrifice yourself to yourself. Watch the bonfire, the campfire, the … Continue reading NaudiR: Thor’s Day with Vikings (Musical Interlude)

On Truth, Mythos, and Logos

by Max Leyf edited by O Society July 19, 2019 Introduction: Mythos & Logos A global scepticism—if not a downright dismissal—of truth appears to be the order of the day. Nietzsche’s immemorial Parable of the Madman: THE MADMAN Have you not heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran … Continue reading On Truth, Mythos, and Logos

Thor’s-day with Ravens, Celts, and Druids

by O Society The word “Thursday” comes from Thor of Norse mythology. Today, we are meditating in the aviary with Odin's ravens, Ukrainian karchatas, and a clouded mystic's dream of a bird in flight. https://youtu.be/V-Rj1GS9anA Algir Tognatale Ravn flyg i himmelhjul, i skogen gjestar gamal Tul. Algir! Stien kovnar, togna talar. Algir. English translation: The raven … Continue reading Thor’s-day with Ravens, Celts, and Druids

Thor’s-day with Vikings

by O Society The word "Thursday" comes from Thor of Norse mythology. Today, we're meditating on a singer called Wadruna (Einar Selvik), who is old-school, keeping the traditions alive with his amazing voice. https://youtu.be/8UPUPDo20nM Völuspá is Old Norse, skald, the first poem in the poetic edda Lyrics: Hljóðs bið ek allar helgar kindir, meiri ok minni … Continue reading Thor’s-day with Vikings