February 1, 2010
What edible item connects:
Apologies for the missed day folks. Ended up disconnected form the net :-( I’ll be posting another to make up for this one…
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It is frequently mentioned in the Rigveda, whose Soma Mandala contains many hymns praising its energizing qualities
In Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods”, Soma is described as “concentrated prayer and belief, distilled into a potent liqueur” by Mr. Wednesday (aka: “Odin the All-Father”).
In Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novel Brave New World, soma is a popular dream-inducing drug