How thousands of Icelanders suddenly started worshiping the Norse gods again

My Journey Through Miðgarðr

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High priest Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson with a procession of fellow members of the Asatru Association, a contemporary Icelandic pagan society, at the Pingvellir National Park near Reykjavik in 2012.(Silke Schurack/Reuters)

…the old Norse gods have once again emerged from the clouds to claim a people once theirs. For the first time in more than 10 centuries, thousands of Icelanders soon will be able to worship Thor, Odin, Frigg and others at a temple on which construction begins this month. Not since the collapse of the Viking age has anyone overtly worshiped at the altar of a Norse god in Iceland, which banned such displays of reverence at the rise of Christianity.

The degree of religiosity among the church’s denizens, however, is a matter of debate. “I don’t believe anyone believes in a one-eyed man who is riding about on a horse with eight feet,” Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson, a high priest of the Norse god religious church…

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Blood type personalities

This is fascinating!

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Whenever I checked for the traits of a certain anime character, they always include their blood type.
Japanese and Koreans, kind of like to believe that your blood gives an idea of your personality. This really amused me. Check out if your blood type fits to your personality.

A
The Perfectionist

Positive qualities:
Reserved, Patient, Sensitive, Responsible and Punctual.

Negative qualities:
Obsessive, Stubborn, Conservative and Tense.

Compatibility:
A is most compatible with blood types A and AB.

While outwardly calm, they have such high standards (perfectionists) that they tend to be balls of nerves on the inside. Type A’s are the most artistic of the blood groups. They can be shy, are conscientious, trustworthy, and sensitive.

People with blood type A have a deep-rooted strength that helps them stay calm in a crisis when everyone else is panicking. However, they tend to avoid confrontation, and feel very uncomfortable around people…

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