It’s helpful to see how Hell is depicted in popular media because it is often wrapped in moral lessons that apply whether you believe in Hell or not. And in this case, it’s awesome.
In the series premier last night, we see that Agent Coulson somehow survived his run-in with Loki in the movie The Avengers. He is now back in charge of an elite unit of S.H.I.E.L.D. which is searching for other superheroes either to recruit them or to keep them from becoming bad supervillains. Good stuff! In the first […]
The idea that we are in a computer simulation has pop culture, philosophical, and theological supporters, but now it may have science on its side. Floating around the Internets this week was an article about a group of scientists who are seeking to test if we exist in one big simulation of another being’s creation. […]
Thanks to a suggestion by a church member, I’ve been listening to the audiobook of World War Z, the 2006 novel by Max Brooks depicting the fictional aftermath of a worldwide struggle with zombies. It has a really creative format: each chapter is an interview with a survivor of the war told from their perspective […]
In the 2010 movie Tron Legacy, the sequel to the 80s movie Tron, there is a digital world where computer programs are anthropomorphized and walk around like humans. The programmer’s son comes back to the digital world to save his father who has been essentially trapped by the evil program CLU. They are called “Users.” Users are […]