Existentialism in its purest form is any philosophy
which states that existence precedes essence; that is to say, that there is no inherent purpose in life (though normally this is not carried through to nihilism
.). It also states that the physical world does not necessarily precede the conscious state, as a conscious mind must find itself in a world to attain consciousness in any meaningful state.
Often used to refer to non-Christian
religions, non-Abrahamic religions or religions outside the major world religions, the better common usage is to refer to any nature-based religion
], or native European religion.
However, the proper usage refers to the earth-worshipping, largely matriarchal religions of pre-Christian eastern celtic Europe (applied to modern revivals of these religions such as the Cult
of the Goddess
, it is properly neopagan
), and distinguishes these from the Northern and Easter European beliefs such as Asatru
or Germanic Heathenism, which are properly heathen
Ancient Druidry is a good example of a pagan faith
An analogy to explain a certain (usually political) system, beginning with the statement "you have two cows" and explaining what would happen to them under that system, sometimes involving your neighbours and often the government.
Popularly used for many things, including video games
: You have two cows. You use them to explain a political system.
: You have two cows. You milk them and sell the milk.
: You have two cows. You and your neighbours vote on who gets the milk.
: You have two cows. The lord tithes most of the milk and lets you keep the rest.
: You have two cows. They get eaten by grue
After the Dianna-Wynn-Jones book of the same name, a hexwood book is a book
that is confusing to the point of being unreadable, usually due to taking place in several different timeline
s or alternate realities
Have you ever tried to read Illuminatus
Yeah, but I couldn't get into it. The middle part's too hexwood for me.
For a song or even movie clip to "shuffle on" is for it to appear on a randomised playlist (which is said to be "shuffled").
See also shuffle
Hey, Rock and Roll lifestyle just shuffled on (past tense of shuffle on), I love that song!
1) As an adjective: good, holy, of or relating to the good-aligned god (esp. Sikkar, a generic "good" god)
2) A mob (mobile NPC, monster) defined as "good"
2) Also refers to paladin or especially priest
3) A "flappy" can be a good-aligned resurrection.
This term is not univeral to all games; it is most common in MUD
S, probably originating in RetroMUD
1) Every mob in this area is flappy...
2) Anyone want to come beat on
3) Flappy LFG
, especially pally
4) No, a res
is no good to me, I need a flappy...