So here we are, the final episode of Legends of the Lost and after Episode 3, I needed a breather. Fox did not disappoint. This episode on the Trojan War was so factual I was truly confused. I had to watch it twice before I really understood what was going on, and Fox buried the... Continue Reading →
Context, as we know, is Queen, much like the GPS is God. When you chose to ignore context, you can make up anything you want and probably find something out there to support it. That doesn't make it true or correct, and the refusal to see that is just insulting at best. I've lost count of how many times I've seen or read some fringe theorists spouting off about how they know more about what a Native tradition "really meant" than the living decedents of that tradition. What's more is by trying to force traditions that aren't yours to fit your favorite story, you're missing out on actual information that is being conveyed via these rich and varied traditions.