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- Maternal Cannibalism and Communion in the Novel and Film Life of Pi
- Why do the Cylons Hate Humanity (and Vancouver)? Spoiler Alert!
- Can You Trust a Government that Hides Numerous Policy Changes in Giant Unrelated Bills they Hope Nobody Reads?
- If Wilfred is just a dog, does that mean Ryan killed him? (Spoiler Alert)
- Another New Book Claims Jesus was Married
- Ang Lee
- Battlestar Galactica
- Brother Cavil
- Canadian Content
- Chief Tyrol
- Donnelly Rhodes
- Ellen Tigh
- Ex-gay Movement
- Life boat
- Life of Pi
- Richard Parker
- Yann Martel
Category Archives: Canada
Maternal Cannibalism and Communion in the Novel and Film Life of Pi
NOTE: The following is an abridged and edited version of an article I wrote published in the Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Volume 27, Number 1, Spring 2015, pp. 1-15 (University of Toronto Press). The full article can be … Continue reading
Posted in Canada, Immigration and Refugees, Media, Popular Culture, Psychology, Religion Tagged Ang Lee, Cannibalism, Christianity, Communion, Hinduism, Hyena, Islam, Life boat, Life of Pi, Mother, Orangutan, Psychoanalysis, Richard Parker, Survival, Tiger, Trauma, Yann Martel, Zebra 1 Comment
Why do the Cylons Hate Humanity (and Vancouver)? Spoiler Alert!
“I’m a machine. I can know much more. I can experience so much more. But I’m trapped in this absurd body. And why? Because my five creators thought that God wanted it that way.” –John Cavil, Cylon Model #1. Listen! … Continue reading
Can You Trust a Government that Hides Numerous Policy Changes in Giant Unrelated Bills they Hope Nobody Reads?
The Conservative government of Canada (sometimes called the Harper government) is up to its old tricks, hiding important policy changes in giant omnibus budget bills in the hopes that no one will notice. As outlined here, this time the hidden … Continue reading
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For a Multicultural Country, Canada is not Always Very Welcoming
Overall, if we can accept the conclusions of this CBC/Research House Survey, the majority of Canadians support immigration and multiculturalism, which is good; however, there is still a significant portion of the Canadian populace, which varies from region to region … Continue reading
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A Political Poll in Canada Unexpectedly Provides Some Interesting Media, Religion and Psychology Data
While my primary academic interests revolve around media, religion and psychology I have always been a political junkie… or at least since I was a teenager. Being Canadian, I follow Canadian politics very closely and, I must admit, I am … Continue reading
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