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Film, Film Commentary, Myth, Religion

Prometheus Movie Essay: Gnosticism & Apotheosis

June 19, 2012

This piece intends to comment on Ridley Scott’s Prometheus movie and its allusions to deities, creation and religion. Being that I come from a Christian background, however, much of this article (unavoidably) relies on Prometheus’ apparent Biblical allusions — as it appears to have been Ridley Scott’s intention to draw from such themes. Still, because I axiologically write from a Creationist perspective, it is in no ulterior way meant to challenge secularist interpretations of the film.

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Literature, Myth, Religion

On Escapism, Fantasy & Myth

January 25, 2012

As with any muse or love affair, the escapist is in danger of abusing escapism.  One thing is certain:  Escapism is a wild hirsute faerie, and it is up to the practitioner to tame it – because, unchecked, it will run amok and devour the innocent fauna that graze the mental fields of your daily life.

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