Movies move…

1) The emphasis on orgasmic mega-endings (ca. 12:00) is a symptom of the prevailing Nietzschean denial of finitude, and thus, of reality.

2) The persistent indulgence in time travel is yet another symptom of anti-realism, while the sobriety of viewers and analysts to the contrary is the best argument for realism (ca. 7:00) that has reached mass audiences since nearly the 14th century.

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About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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