Check out the discussion of God’s Not Dead and reverse scapegoating here. “The culture wars of Pat Buchanan and God’s Not Dead undermine this idea that we do not need an Enemy, for they would not know how to make America or Christianity great without some threat that is implicitly in the way of making…
Who would Katniss Everdeen vote for? Who would Katniss Everdeen vote for? George Dunn, editor of The Hunger Games and Philosophy, has the answer. Find out here: http://2paragraphs.com/2017/01/katniss-everdeen-votes-trump-or-clinton-hunger-games-expert-reveals/
Read what Kevin Decker and Jason Eberl, the editors of The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy, have to say about The Force Awakens at the Daily Nous. Click here to read all about it.
Charlie Brown and Existentialism Check out this article about Peanuts and existentialism published by Vanity Fair. It’s pretty good, but the focus on Kierkegaard misses the more important existentialist connections. I would have liked to read a discussion of the Great Pumpkin and Waiting for Godot. And what about The Myth of Sisyphus and Charlie…
Here’s something to read while you wait for your copy of The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy to arrive from Amazon. Could the Jedi be the bad guys? Jonathan V. Last thinks so. Click here for 9 reasons to answer yes.
Beavis and Butt-head Take Over Silicon Valley At Mises.org Paul Cantor discusses Silicon Valley, the new show from the Creator of Beavis and Butt-head. Click here to read all about it.
Over at Mises.org Jonathan Newman takes up an issue that will be discussed in The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy (to be published in 2016). Click here to read “Star Trek is Wrong: There Will Always be Scarcity.”