Month: August 2014

Secession Lagniappe 9

Reason has a video on the Honduran ZEDEs out this week, produced by Ross Kenyon and Zach Weissmueller: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo7jtjgV7F0 Mark Johanson in CNN on micronations: Many like Cruickshank credit Ernest Hemingway’s younger brother Leicester with popularizing the concept in the mid-1960s when he towed an 8×30-foot bamboo raft to a spot 12 nautical miles off the southwest […]

Were All Atlanteans Here

Was Atlantis real? The legendary island of Atlantis has often been depicted in innovative works such as movies, publications and paints, but the beginning of the tale come from Timaeus, a Socratic discussion, written in about 360 B.C. by Plato. The Timaeus starts with an intro, complied with by an {akun} of the developments and […]

Were All Atlanteans Here

Were All Atlanteans Here

 “All that is said by any of us can only be imitation and representation. For if we consider the likenesses which painters make of bodies divine and heavenly, and the different degrees of gratification with which the eye of the spectator receives them, we shall see that we are satisfied with the artist who is […]

The Jacobite History Of Fredericksburg

The Jacobite History Of Fredericksburg

I’m about halfway through Jake Bacharach’s The Bend of the World, which is enormously fun to read. You should all go and buy it now. It deals heavily with the occult history of Pittsburgh, and this being a somewhat witchy post, there’s one bit that’s just too topical not to begin with. It’s what is proving to be […]

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