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by Survive the Jive IN THE MUSIC VIDEO for “Merry Christmas Everyone” by Welsh rock ‘n’ roll singer Shakin Stevens we see a clear example of the dormant Jungian Odinic archetype manifesting in popular culture. It begins with a towheaded Anglo-Saxon child boarding an aeroplane and flying to Hyperborea…
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Fiction

by Lord Dunsany “SEEING,” they said, “that old-time Pan is dead, let us now make a tomb for him and a monument, that the dreadful worship of long ago may be remembered and avoided by all.” So said the people of the enlightened lands. And they built a white and mighty tomb of marble. Slowly it rose under the…
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Essays

The past of human existence as a whole is not a nothing, but that to which we always return when we have put down deep roots. But this return is not a passive acceptance of what has been, but its transmutation. (Martin Heidegger) The old Nordic Myth forms a powerful substructure on which to build a new Myth.…
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News

by Seana Fenner THINGS HAVE been very dangerous on the Big Island of Hawaii lately. We know what is happening here is geologically interesting, but honestly, the giant lava fountains, dangerous gases that make one ill, and constant earthquakes, sometimes as many as 500 in just a few hours, have been…
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Video

by Survive the Jive IRISH, NORDIC, Greek and Indian texts all warn about an evil age that will be the final one in a cycle of ages, in which religious principles are forgotten, hardship and strife are widespread and people become evil. This video quotes from Hindu sources, Ovid’s Metamorphoses,…
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Essays

by Guillermo Coletti Should the subduing talisman, the Cross, break, then will come the roaring forth of wild madness of the old champions… The talisman is brittle, and the day will come when it will pitifully break. The old stone gods will rise… and rub the dust of a thousand years from their eyes. And…
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Video

by Survive the Jive ALL AROUND Europe there are ancient pagan ceremonies on the 1st of May which used to be dedicated to the goddess of dawn. In Ireland they have Beltane, and in England there was Maypole and Morris dancing which used to be for the Anglo-Saxon goddess “Eostre” from German…
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Video

As Cosmotheists, we still honor the traditions of our ancient ancestors, and gain insight from their view of the divine. by Survive the Jive WHERE SHOULD you conduct prayers and rituals? What can you sacrifice at a blót and what libations can be poured? What should you say in a prayer and which god do you…
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Essays

And more about the strange evolution of Semitic religions, versions of which were eventually imposed on Europeans by Carolyn Emerick THANKSGIVING is modeled on Aryan agricultural ritual feasts. The word “Lord” evolved from “loaf-ward,” guardian of the grain harvest.…
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Essays

IS HALLOWEEN evil? Where does All Soul’s Day come from? How have the different pagan festivals of Europe influenced the way it is celebrated today? Many European pagans celebrated an annual feast of the dead, from the Celtic Samhain to the Slavic Dziady. This indicates a common Indo-European…
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