The Power of the Dark Crystal (November 2017) comic review

Rated: 1.5 / 5 So in case you didn't know, The Dark Crystal is my favorite movie of all time.  I love everything about it: the music, the practical effects, the old-school special effects, the simple story, the creatures, the lore, the philosophy, etc.  I love practically everything about that movie.  So I was a … Continue reading The Power of the Dark Crystal (November 2017) comic review

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 3 and other quotes

Continued from Chapter 2 Last chapter. Chapter 3: Burning Bright Page 109: "[Fire's] real beauty is that it destroys responsibility and consequences. A problem gets too burdensome, then into the furnace with it." Another bit that's relevant to today.  If there's a problem, if there's a disconnect, rather than try to talk it out and … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 3 and other quotes

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 2

Continued from Introduction and Chapter 1.   Chapter 2: The Sieve and the Sand So according to this chapter, when we reach the year 2022, we will have started one of 2 atomic wars. Well, that possibility is certainly there, and it might happen sooner than that. Get a desk and sleep tight. Page 71: … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Chapter 2

Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Introduction and Chapter 1

Read the book, plan to see the movie.  Until then, here's my thoughts on the philosophical points that I wish to point out from my first read-through. I read the 60th anniversary edition, which is worth pointing out because there's an introduction and some articles contained within the book that analyze/review it, and I will … Continue reading Philosophies of Fahrenheit 451: Introduction and Chapter 1

Dune Club notes part 12 (Final)

Continuing from part 11 of the Dune Book Club, run by Comic Book Girl 19. This is the last entry. Pages 651-709 Notes Before the Twitch Stream Page 719: "How could you do such a foolish thing?" she demanded. "He is your son," Chani said. Jessica glared at her. Heheh. But in all honesty, Jessica … Continue reading Dune Club notes part 12 (Final)

Dune Club notes part 10

Continuing from part 9 of the Dune Book Club, run by Comic Book Girl 19. Source Pages 591-650 Notes Before the Twitch Stream Page 614: But it's well known that repression makes a religion flourish. But on the other hand, paradise and peace make a society weak, as indicated when Jessica realizes that the Fremen … Continue reading Dune Club notes part 10