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If enthusiasm could substitute for intellect...*

*we could call this a book review…

In July last year I googled a word I didn’t understand, which isn’t something you expect to change your life. 1,449 more words

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Who Completes Who?

What makes Christopher Nolans’ film The Black Knight so compelling? Critics agree: Nolan strikes a deep chord with his portrayal of the rivalrous bond between the Batman and his arch nemesis, the Joker.   483 more words

Rene Girard

Achever... the Social Sciences?

It is often said that René Girard is like “the Einstein or Darwin of the social sciences or the humanities.” According to Girard, however, the social sciences… 3,957 more words

René Girard

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C.S. Lewis Account of Mimetic Desire

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963), a former atheist who converted to Christianity, became well-known for his series of seven fantasy novels The Chronicles of Narnia, but the fame of this series sometimes overshadows other work by this fascinating author. 2,722 more words

René Girard

Achever... the Social Sciences?

It is often said that René Girard is like “the Einstein or Darwin of the social sciences or the humanities.” According to Girard, however, the social sciences… 3,957 more words

René Girard

How I learned to love "Romeo and Juliet"

When Parker first told me we were doing “Romeo and Juliet,” I’ll admit, I wasn’t too excited.  It had been my first Shakespeare play with him in high school, I had studied it in English class, seen countless film adaptations, and several live performances.  727 more words