New is Old… and Old is New

Omphalos Cafe

Our Early Traumatic Event Our Early Traumatic Event, that’s us on the right…

“The new religion [Christianity, which was NOT our’s] destroyed almost all trace of the old [which was].”—Catherine Hills, The Anglo-Saxon Settlement of England, from The History and Heritage of Northern Europe

Paradoxes, conundrums, and riddles. Or Quackery.

We’re referring to a time between one thousand and fifteen hundred years ago, but, as with an individual who has suffered trauma in the early stages of their lives, the wound lives on psycho-spiritually, festers, and colours every aspect of the mature adult. Events and experiences almost lost, buried and forgotten, unbalance the outwardly composed being.

But, people will say, Christianity is one of the very foundation stones of Western Culture. That and the old outworn meme that we ‘learned’ our Democracy from the Greeks. My son came home from school with that one several months ago. How do you tell him that, ‘no…

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