Category Archives: Religion

Death of the Hero

We’re not used to stories about failure, and they’re hard for us to understand. Continue reading

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What Wotan Wants

“It seems hard to sneak a look at God’s cards. But that He plays dice is something that I cannot believe for a single moment.” Continue reading

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Why Siegmund?

‘Something must be done. This is something. Therefore we must do it.’ Continue reading

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Not racist but.

“Opinion was divided between whether A A Gill was a brilliant writer or a complete prick, as if the two are in some way mutually exclusive.” Continue reading

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