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The Island That Wasn’t There

While looking up information on the Fortunate Isles for a previous post, I came across the Wikipedia page on phantom islands, which is pretty interesting. Some of these islands turned out to actually be parts of other lands, or something … Continue reading

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Fortune Smiles Upon Thee

The idea of the world of the dead as a physical location was quite common in ancient cultures, and more or less still persists today. It’s still common to think of Heaven as being up in the sky and Hell … Continue reading

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