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Does Art Imitate Life or Life More Often Imitate Art?

In recent years, several excellent historical drama series have emerged that depict the life and times of ancient peoples and cultures.  We sit back comfortably in our chairs, on our couches, or even lay back on our bed pillows and watch in high definition color on our flat screens as peoples’ thirsts drive them forward at any and all costs in their quests for political and social stature, and even designs of world dominance.   1,153 more words

Culture & Identity

13 Reasons Why: A Dangerous Problem or Much Ado About Nothing

The Netflix Original 13 Reasons Why was a smash hit earning a large fan-base and critical praise holding an 8.6/10 on IMDb and an 86% Fresh on… 1,463 more words

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"The Plot Against America" or life imitating art?

Published in 2004, Philip Roth’s book received the Society of American Historians Award for “outstanding historical novel on an American theme.” Suggested by one of my blogging friends, this novel came at me with the force of locomotive. 550 more words

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Art Imitating Life

Lajos Egri says “Drama must not only entertain but teach as well”

I have a pet peeve. Anyone who’s ever asked me for a coffee or gone to brunch with me will have seen it… I like my coffee like I like my life: UNCOMPLICATED. 303 more words

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Truth, Freedom and Freedom to Love

In Gameweek 14 of the English Premier League, the teams and the football association decided to show ‘support’ for the cause of gay rights. Several clubs added rainbow filters to their logos and this expectedly created a lot of debate. 692 more words

ART IMITATING LIFE

On Words: Their Power and Perversion

In his The Language of Nature, Steve Talbott writes: “The intimate relation between the meaning of our words and the meaning we find in the world may be so obvious as to seem almost trivial, yet its implications are so profound.”(1)  Words are the bearers of reality. 942 more words

ART IMITATING LIFE