Thank you A.C. for the A2A!
Because Tolkien was writing a fantasy that allowed him to live out adventures he could never do in his actual life.
In real life he was a devout Catholic. But deep inside burned a passion for the ancient pagan gods of the Norse and Icelandic sagas ... thus the Valar and Maiar.
In real life he was a soldier who witness...(more)
It would cost about $12.86 billion to buy one of everything on Amazon. I calculated this value as follows:
It will cost $24.3 billion to make the toys, plus $683 million to deliver them by ocean and road freight (delivery time 2 months). Or, if it absolutely, positively must be there overnight, air freight will cost $95.8 billion before discounts. Unfotunately, there aren’t enough planes in the world to deliver everything in one day and airport capacity is lim...(more)