The search for a word that means “this fulfills the prophecy” or “a prophecy has been fulfilled.” With the help of several experts and crowdsourced input from Mastodon, I investigate related Greek, Arabic Hebrew, and English terms and their implications for each culture.
We in the West seem to spend a lot of time tracing our cultures back to the maritime empires — thalassocracies — like the Greeks and the Vikings, but we spend very little time talking about the civilization that inspired Greece to consolidate its military power.
Republicans voted the 115th United States Congress into office, and should write their congressmen and explain their priorities. If you’re against racism, write in and say so! Your voice matters.
I think there’s a strong case to be made for a certain subset of Republicans turning Libertarian. Let me preface this with some vital statistics. I am 28, female, and...