What Can a Viking and an Arab Learn from Each other? The 13th Warrior as Political Psychotherapy

The 13th Warrior is a depiction of a fantasy which is more real than reality. The film is of significance to the modern day audience for it offers an archetypal pattern very different from the usual course of Hollywood. It is a medieval account of Ahmad Ibn Fadlan, a Muslim ethnographer, who after falling in love with a married woman, is exiled from Baghdad into Northern Europe as an ambassador.

Democrats Might Need to Lose This Election, and That’s Not a Bad Thing.

Episode 1: After the DNC email hacks and us watching in shock and disbelief how Debbie W. Schultz and her cronies went out of their way to sabotage a Sanders candidacy, the popular support that Sanders put together is in complete disarray.Some of them have moved to the green camp, some are supporting Hillary, and … Continue reading Democrats Might Need to Lose This Election, and That’s Not a Bad Thing.