Category Archives: Movies

Christian Americans or American Christians?

I’ve recently noticed something a little strange about the relationship between politics and Christianity, something that can be seen by looking at some of the remarks in the above video. The speaker is Dinesh D’souza, a Dartmouth graduate, former policy … Continue reading

Posted in Famous People, Movies, News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Are there Limitations to Axiological Faith? Nope.

Recently, I’ve been thinking about and developing an idea of axiological faith. This idea has been born mostly out of anxieties about graduate school and anxieties about whether certain desired conditions will obtain for a close friend of mine. Also … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Heaven, Me, Movies, Sensation, TV shows | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

French Philosophers, Frodo, and 50/50

Recently, I’ve been pretty anxious about my future. And why shouldn’t I be? I’ve selected a career that is often, at best, incomprehensible to the majority of society and, at worst, considered to be nothing more than bull shitting in … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Heaven, Movies, School | Leave a comment

The Eternal Inch: V for Vendetta and Whether God Gives a Crap about the “Self”

Every 5th of November, I watch the movie V for Vendetta. (If you’ve seen the movie, you get the significance of that date.) This time when I watched the film I got to look for the Divine. I got to, … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Leave a comment

With Fear and Trembling: A Cinematic Confession

In one my first posts, (which upon re-examining, seems to contain some ideas which are problematic) I looked at the faith of two of the characters, Cobb and Mal, and I remarked upon how each of their faith’s had radically … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Heaven, Me, Movies, Relationships | Leave a comment

What are we doing here?

Now in a being which has reason and a will, if the proper object of nature were its conservation, its welfare, in a word, its happiness, then nature would have hit upon a very bad arrangement in selecting the reason … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Heaven, Me, Movies | Leave a comment

A Meaningful Life-Story

No one wants to die Harold. But unfortunately, we can’t avoid it. Harold. Harold, listen to me: You will die, someday…sometime. Heart failure at the bank, coke on a mint, some long, drawn out diease you contracted on vacation. You … Continue reading

Posted in Heaven, Me, Movies | Leave a comment