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The Prestige (2006) – A Film About Revelation of the Method

  By: Jay The Pledge For most viewers, The Prestige was a film about rival stage magicians in the Victorian Era, alternately seeking to top one another in the dank climate of emerging industrial revolution and technological wonder.  Lord Caldlow/Angiers (Hugh Jackman) is the secret nobleman who has a flair for the art of illusion, while Robert…

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Magickal Kingdom Ultra: Escape From Tomorrow and Sinister Disney

By: Jay What is Disneyland?  Is it a classic incarnation of Amerikana, or is it, nowadays at least, something more?  Is it harmless, family friendly entertainment where the imagination is able to run free, or is there more at work inside the nation’s largest theme park/entertainment complex?  Rumors and speculation have abounded for years of …

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Creation Metaphysics and “A Single Unified Science”

By: Jay I have written on scientism lately, and in the archives several more critiques of scientism and naïve empiricism (its presupposition) are available.  The question then arises as to how are we to replace this bad, contradictory narrative of man’s “progress” with something better.  Is there an answer elsewhere?  Can claims of religious belief…

Scientism, or aether?

The Cult of Scientism and Nikola Tesla’s Aether

By: Jay The Reign of Scientism I recently watched a BBC documentary titled “The Atom: The Illusion of Reality.” In Part 3, the host delves into the last few decades of quantum physics and makes some interesting admissions relevant to subject matter I discuss. The most significant section of the documentary deals with quantum electro…

Disagree with Tyson? Racist!

Philosophy Phoenix Arises to Annihilate deGrasse Tyson

  Or, Gödel Versus the New World Order By: Jay In the land of the blind, the 80s black science guy with 80s black guy mustache is king.  In a recent interview, high priest of neo-Darwinian scientism, Neil de Grasse Tyson expounded the true profundity of his worldview.  Tyson stated on a recent podcast: “interviewer:…