Greco-Roman Conceptions of Crucifixion: “The Barren Tree”

The Romans employed crucifixion as a death sentence for the lowliest of scum. To them, the crucifix was known as “the barren tree”, a name surely used to embody the hopelessness and loneliness present in such a manner of death. What else could one possibly see when they think of such a phrase? Most likelyContinue reading “Greco-Roman Conceptions of Crucifixion: “The Barren Tree””

BLM & the Dysfunction of Mythos

(I may suggest reading the previous post for both continuity and clarity.) Now that we understand that what we are watching unfold in the streets is the attempted establishment of a new mythos, we can move forward in the analysis. The next question is a simple one: Will they succeed? The answer of that questionContinue reading “BLM & the Dysfunction of Mythos”