Jules Verne was an inveterate promoter of scientism and the fantasy that once a technocracy ushered in world government all strife and disharmony would cease. This idea was later championed by H.G. Wells. The monumental movie of his “Things to Come,” is a stunning example of the trope as fictional propaganda for the masses. However, […]
Category: Moral Philosophy
Since once promising Western civilization has descended into tribalism and neo-fascism, I’ll self-identify. I’m biologically a male and identify as such. I’m not going to apologize or get in the back of the bus for it. What’s my nationality? ヤンキー (yankee), which in Japanese is synonymous with hooligan. You bet! … born in Ciudad de […]
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. So said Newton, who must be right because SCIENCE. The action of attempts at world control foment the reaction of revolution, usually led not by people who’ve been crushed, but by an educated elite who see an opportunity for advantage (e.g., Ulianov/Lenin). As increasingly overextended […]
Hayao Miyazaki is not only a great anime creator, he is a great filmmaker and storyteller, irrespective of genre. I have been running through the Miyazaki/Ghibli oevre more or less in order with a couple of omissions that I will eventually correct. A personal note: while the English dubs have A-list acting talent, I have […]
Seems straightforward enough: Worship only Jehovah God.—Exodus 20:3. Doesn’t say there aren’t other gods, just says the one talking to Moses claims exclusivity and primacy for Israel (and by extension, heretical but faithful cousins). Do not practice idolatry.—Exodus 20:4-6. This means don’t pray to false gods of your own creation or of any kind, e.g., […]
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