Showing posts from November, 2014

The V Factor

The eve of the Fifth of November a cable station broadcast V for Vendetta.  Makes perfect sense. I thought I'd settle in and peek at a bit of it again. The film is smartly written, even though much of it is preposterous, melodramatic, even ridiculous. It is entertaining. It also reveals something I've come to call "The Great Folly." It's not as if this folly is anything revolutionary, but part of its greatness comes in people still not getting it after millennia and millennia and millennia. They're still fools, they do the most foolish things to rationalize it all, and their rationalizations are varied and great. As The Preacher once said, nothing is really new at all. That the Folly is so Great makes it that much more tragic. V for Vendetta  reveals that folly in all its glory. The protagonists are not just "V" and Evey, but are all those intractably convinced that they need no authority over them and their wretched behavior. One of the things t

The Instrument Designed to Land on the Soul

The big story these days is about the large washing-machine-sized instrument that landed on a comet. Very impressive. I wonder about the instrument that has yet to land on the souls of so many. That instrument is the Bible, and yet it has been so sabotaged by Catholicist forces that it cannot do the job it was intended to do. Register the connection to that which is most important. Right now I am so tired that I simply cannot put much more into this blog post. I would, I would love to. I live to share truths with anyone who'd like to read my blog. There is so much more I could say about that. I see the most heinous things related to sexuality and I so long to add cogent remarks. Homosexualism explodes, yet in Hollywood right now a documentary called An Open Secret  is going to expose some of the most renowned filmmakers as the worst sexual deviants. Huh? I see the most idiotic remarks made about the glories of oppressively hegemonic government, and when the realities of