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Love and Fear: A Scientologist Views the Zeitgeist Videos

Love and Fear: A Scientologist Views the Zeitgeist Videos

What I saw and didn’t see in the videos I have looked at all 3 of the major Zeitgeist Movement videos released so far. I would not necessarily suggest looking at all three together in a row, but that’s what I did. These videos were put together by a guy named Peter Joseph. They feature […]

Diagnosing the Muslim Subject: Reading Zizek with Toscano

Diagnosing the Muslim Subject: Reading Zizek with Toscano

The conversation begins with an axiom with which everyone can agree: the oppressive treatment of women justified by a certain articulation of the Muslim faith, as exemplified by stories of domestic situations in which patriarchs force the women of the household to veil their faces, is regrettable and ought to be opposed on moral grounds. […]

Political Commentary in the Media: “Toy Story 3″

Political Commentary in the Media: “Toy Story 3″

Political commentary in the media has many faces. It ranges from commercials that feature reciprocal politician-bashing (which frustratingly consumed millions of dollars during this year’s recent election), to works like Pixar’s “Toy Story 3″, that can intellectually stimulate us all. I know what some of you might be thinking: “Toy Story 3 is animated, and […]