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Zelda Gaiden (Part 2)

(Continued from Part 1)

It has become increasingly popular in discussions of pop culture to throw around phrases like “mythic” and “mythos” in a rather loose fashion (I myself did so in the previous post). 1,169 more words

Pop Culture And Its Discontents

The Heroic Decision

(Darrin Sunstrum)

Today, we are seldom confronted with situations that force us to make critical decisions. For most of us our decisions are rather mundane and ordinary. 1,077 more words

Heroes

Quote of the Day

Bigots and fanatics seldom have any use for the arts, because they’re so preoccupied with their beliefs and actions that they can’t see them as also possibilities.

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Quote Of The Day

Anti-Paraskevidekatriaphobia Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Mom

“We notice that in ironic comedy that the demonic world is never far away.” ~ Northrop Frye… 1,338 more words

Terror Test

Libraries

A big library really has the gift of tongues
and vast potencies of telepathic communication.
Northrop Frye

Friends

MARSHALLING NEW FACTS ABOUT McLUHAN

In Across Canada By Story I spend some time discussing my links with Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye. Today I learned some interesting new facts about both of them. 663 more words

Behind-the-Scenes

In defence of the humanities: Why studying philosophy in a world where welders earn more still makes sense

“We need more welders and less philosophers,” said Marco Rubio. A Cuban-American lawyer from Miami, he ran in the Republican presidential primaries this year but had to settle for a return to the U.S. 869 more words

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