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A Highway to Seeing the Glory of the Lord

After her humiliating defeat by Babylon, Israel was broken. The movers and shakers who had kept the society going were taken to Babylon where they couldn’t move or shake any more. 489 more words

René Girard

It's All in the Rivalry

Why are comics obsessed
with RIVALRY? Its difficult to imagine Batman without the Joker, Thor without Loki, X without Magneto. Without these iconic clashes, superhero comics would probably disappear — so many of their story arcs are driven by what literary theorist  552 more words

Rene Girard

INTERSTELLAR IDEAS ENTHRALL - SENTIMENT BAFFLES (OR, PLAN B SHOULD HAVE WON!)

the two critics referenced below who more or less pan Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR validate what this blog is trying to do. They hate the ending. But they can’t talk about the ending too much, otherwise they “spoil” it. 918 more words

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