Tag Archives: Faith

The Big Short – Faith in the Free Market

The 2008 financial crisis was the result of recklessness, dodgy dealings, and hubris. Like drug addicts, people bought mortgages they would have never been able to pay. Like drug pushers, mortgage brokers fed the beast until it all went belly … Continue reading

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Whistle down the wind – faith & innocence

The first 30-40mins of the film Whistle down the wind are superb. It is a wonderful portrayal of childhood innocence. It is the story of two children finding a man in their barn and believing he’s Jesus. The innocent and naïve … Continue reading

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Sunshine – mission on the cheap

Sunshine was a very bad film but, like many commercial but pretentious films, it was filled with material for some fun deconstruction. Religion, science, democracy and even epistemology, it was all packed in there in the most splendidly confused way. … Continue reading

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