Tag: society

Why You Can and Why You Don’t Have To

For as long as I remember, I’ve been told 1, what I can not do and 2, what I have to do. It’s not only because I live in Norway, among one of the most obedient populations in the Western World, that daily life seems to be stained by these boundaries. It’s like this everywhere now, and I believe it’s one of many signs of a civilization approaching its collapse.

Childhood in the Viking Age

Imagine being a child in Viking Age Scandinavia. Have you wondered what it would have been like? I often do. In fact, in order to understand a culture and a society, I find that studying those childhood years makes me able to understand the whole culture far better. After all, we all start out as children.