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We’re contemplating how to make the best use of our time. Actually, the guy in the traditional Phrygian hat is Attis. He’s more likely contemplating why in the heck he cut off his genitals in a fit of madness when confronted by his hermaphroditic lover and mother, Cybele. (How’s that for some personal baggage?) She’s the god/goddess originally worshipped at Hieropolis’s Plutonium (Gate to Hell) where she resurrected Attis from the underworld. Interestingly, transgender and castrated Eunuch-priests typically tended her temples.

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