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On piety, Star Wars, and raising your children to be morally aware
Let me preface this rant by first saying that I have no children at the moment. I am a Christian, and as such, subscribe to the beliefs of wanting to treat each human being as I'd want to be treated. I also realize that faith and rationality aren't necessarily...
THEMATRIX101.COM uses my article on Agent Smith!
Earlier this month I blogged after having an epiphany of sorts about The Matrix saga, about the apparently undiscovered dual nature of Agent Smith, specifically his name . After getting a great response, I thought I'd give it a shot and submit it for...
Posted: Apr 23 2005, 07:55 AM by guam-aspdev | with no comments
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Want the REAL philosophy in The Matrix? Play the game, watch the animated short.
It's unfortunate that most of the fairweather people (and I would assume many who fancy themselves hardcore) don't get the whole picture of the Wachoski Brothers' "The Matrix" saga, meaning they've only watched the three films. Or perhaps it's more preferable...
Posted: Apr 21 2005, 04:10 AM by guam-aspdev | with 2 comment(s)
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Wachowskian philosophy: the overlooked duality of Agent Smith's name
In considering the numerous references made by the pop culture phenomenon that continues to the Wachowski Brothers' "The Matrix" saga, I've recently developed a theory about one character - a main one - that has curiously gotten overlooked in the dissection...
Posted: Apr 07 2005, 09:25 AM by guam-aspdev | with 7 comment(s)
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Open Court's "Popular Culture and Philosophy" Series
I've been reading several volumes of Open Court's series on popular culture and philosophy. Among the titles already in print: The Simpsons and Philosophy More Matrix and Philosophy Mel Gibson's "Passion" and Philosophy Seinfeld and Philosophy It's a...
Posted: Mar 29 2005, 09:02 PM by guam-aspdev | with no comments
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Having trouble grasping object-oriented programming? Read Plato.
Appropriately, I've got a new "philosophy" when it comes to teaching new programmers about object-oriented programming (OOP). Not being a schooled computer scientist myself, I had a tough time when I was first learning OOP concepts and practices when...
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