Just now on Facebook, I ran across a link to a modernized retelling of the myth of Aset and the Seven Scorpions, from a website called Better Myths, and I laughed myself silly while reading it. The site re-tells myths with a... unique perspective. As a strong, VERY strong warning: It's often vulgar, offensive and … Continue reading Link: Better Myths
One of Sekhmet's most popular myths, the Destruction of Mankind, can be a really difficult narrative to process. In this story, Ra is challenged by mankind, and is advised by the rest of the Gods to send "His Eye" (that is, Hethert) against them. In doing this, Hethert becomes Sekhmet, and begins killing people. Her … Continue reading Sekhmet’s Myths – A Difficult Story.
I know we already have a myth for why the sunrise is so colorful, but I choose to believe this as well: When the sun rises, and the uncreated lays bleeding on the horizon, broken and defeated by the Son of Nut, Ra and His daughter move into the sky, and She dances. She touches … Continue reading
So according to Wikipedia, cosmology is where the Universe is now, whereas cosmogeny is where the world came from. I am going to delve a little bit into cosmogeny as well as cosmology. I think the Universe was made when a lot of stuff exploded and turned into a lot of other stuff, or whatever … Continue reading Episode 2: Cosmology.