What Would Make You Believe?(Three Questions for Atheists) (via Misplaced Grace)

Since there’s a lack of long-form reading around here as I’m racing around getting ready for our trip to Mexico to shoot a wedding, I thought I would redirect you to regular-reader George W’s blog where he writes about what would make atheists believe.

It’s a strong entry and worth reading.

Discuss it among yourselves here or there under there.

What Would Make You Believe?(Three Questions for Atheists) Believe it or not, not every blog I frequent is a skeptical one.  In fact, if you have been paying attention to this blog over the last month or so, this fact seems redundant given my three posts on Universalism.  One of the blogs I frequent is Truth In Religion and Politics, authored by John Barron Jr.-and his most recent post asks three questions of his atheist readers. The post, entitled Three Questions For Atheists, is a call for atheists to … Read More

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Looking for Stanley

This is sure to appeal to all you Stanley Kubrick fans out there.

Although it is more than ten years since his death, film-maker Stanley Kubrick retains a mythical status in cinema. His films span a variety of genres, locations and eras.  Lolita2001A Clockwork OrangeBarry LyndonThe Shining and Full Metal Jacket are all milestones of film. Yet, since 1962, all of his films were made in Britain. The project is a visual archaeology of the landscapes and architectures that Kubrick transformed for incorporation into his films. The locations are presented as empty stages waiting for the ghosts of the cinematic past to restore them to life.

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(Above) Radlett, Hertforshire. The writers house where Alex (Malcolm McDowell) rapes the writers (Patrick Magee) wife played by Adrienne Corri. A Clockwork Orange (1971)