Taken back to the broader perspective, what the hell is Prince Philip doing in the movie? Or in any movie? What purpose do men serve in a world where they can’t occupy themselves with saving females? This Philip question has finally really let me see the reality of what the “traditional” treatment of females in our art does to men. I finally grasp what a weirdly bleak and frankly horrifying landscape it is for male characters who are just as bound by the “Princess” stereotype as their female counterparts.
Last night was the controversial debate between international science superstar Bill Nye the Science Guy and international man of ridicule Ken Ham. You might have noticed I live blogged the debate as it was happening. That was quite an interesting experience, and I wasn’t sure at the time what I … Read More
A brief note to readers: This is my first post in some time. It is a personal post, and I don’t expect many of you to finish it. But it is my own choice. My own decision of how to spend the last moments of my twenties, and the first … Read More
Dear Readers, I know that it has been a few months since I last updated the blog, and I’m sorry for the absence. In the past month I have literally held the hand of a dying man at the end of his life, and cradled a newborn only twelve hours … Read More
(**NOTE: This letter is in address to DC Comics decision to hire Orson Scott Card to write the Superman comic series. At the time of this publication, Mr. Card was an outspoken anti-gay activist, and the letter addresses this. Also, as a point of ethics, when I wrote this I … Read More