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Metropolis – A Film Analysis

Very few films have defined a genre. One of these films is the 1927 German silent movie Metropolis. Directed by legendary filmmaker Fritz Lang, Metropolis is a dystopian sci-fiction movie that touches on important socio-political and even theological aspects of modern society. Made during the Weimar era—a time when Germany was in political and economic […]

Oedipus, The Romanovs, And The Individual In The Pandemic

In monarchy… it is a matter of the victim being still alive, one that has not yet been sacrificed. In the case of divinity, by contrast, the interpretation accentuates a victim that has already been sacrificed and it is a matter of the sacred having been already expelled from the community. In the former example, […]

Jon Miltimore On Socialism And Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy

FEE managing editor Jon Miltimore joins David Gornoski to discuss Andrew Cuomo’s disastrous nursing home policy and its failure in protecting the elderly from the COVID-19 virus. The conversation starts with the search for a grand narrative and then moves to the question of socialism and the false assumption that Jesus was a socialist. The […]