Royal Purple

While on the View From The Bunker, Derek Gilbert asked me about the significance of the rainbow flag consisting of only six colors instead of seven. I replied that the omission of the seventh negated the possibility of rendering the colors into a circuit – but didn’t elaborate. An elaboration is certainly deserved. To begin,…

Beware The Ides Of September

The state religion of ancient Rome was a sophisticated distillation of the worship of the Nachash. Augur priests interpreted the will of the Roman Pantheon by studying the flight of birds, known as “taking the auspices.” The ceremony and function of the augur was central to all major public or private undertakings. The lituus was…