Well, to some of them, apparently.
I think in those circles, "kek" was already in use to mean "hah", which comes from Korean online gamers typing "kekekeke" as their equivalent of "hahahaha." This was when Pepe, the lugubrious cartoon frog, had already become a mascot of sorts. Then someone noticed that there was a frog god called Kek in the ancient Egyptian religion, and they all went nuts over it.
Something like that, anyway.
Or, late one night, you'll hear a chorus of sinister crowning outside your front door, and by then it'll be TOO LATE!If your ideological underpinnings run only as deep as the last copy of The Guardian you read, all this will seem absurd, but it's actually an important countervailing force in society and you'd do well to respect it.
But now comes a brave new generation of whistleblowers who either do not understand or do not care that their calls to “keep people safe” are playing squarely into the hands of despots, censors, and corrupt politicians — those who want to break the Internet into parochial “splinternets” that foist local mores onto a global audience.
just a random blog passage but i love the imagery--a lost continent sinking into the sea causing several centuries of muddy water.The premise that early cultures were just too primitive to have navigated the seas seems pretty naive to me.
Especially if your factor in any sunken island continent(s) like Atlantis between Europe and America.
Surely the rising and sinking of huge land masses could affect maritime travel, perhaps for centuries. I came across a few references to a “muddy Atlantic” that prohibited boat travel until the 1400’s.