LOST Rewatch: The Incident

ΘΕΟΙ ΤΟΣΑ ΔΟΙΕΝ ΟΣΑ ΦΡΕΣΙ ΣΗΣΙ ΜΕΝΟΙΝΑΣ ΘΕΟΙ ΔΕ ΤΟΙ ΟΛΒΙΑ ΔΟΙΕΝ ΘΑΝΟΝΤΕΣ ΜΟΝΟΙ ΤΟ ΤΟΥ ΠΟΛΕΜΟΥ ΤΕΛΟΣ ΕΩΡΑΚΑΣΙ The words above appear on a tapestry, which is still being made by Jacob at the start of this episode, but which we see in finished form later on. The first two lines express a desire [Read More...]

The Buddha has been Upgraded

When I saw the photo above by M. Elsevier Stokmans, which accompanied the news that a CT scan of a Buddha statue had revealed a mummy inside, I presume I wasn’t the only one to think of the Doctor Who episode “Dark Water” and the Cybermen, right? There’s more information on Robs Webstek’s website. [Read more...]

Aren’t You A Little Short For A Buddhist?

Via Unvirtuous Abbey on Facebook   [Read more...]

Goethe Misidentified

On Facebook, I shared a photo of myself next to a statue of Goethe in Vienna. Facebook suggested I tag someone in the photo, and so I took a screenshot since I wanted to share Facebook’s suggestion with a wider audience: Personally, I don’t see the resemblance between the statue and my colleague Paul Valliere, [Read More...]

Baptist Goddess?

There is a statue/bust in my church, which seems to have been there since before anyone currently in the church can remember. Anyone have any idea who it is of?   [Read more...]