The premise of a benevolent universe is summarised in Rand’s essay “The Inexplicable Personal Alchemy” There is a fundamental conviction which some people never acquire, some hold only in their youth, and a few hold to the end of their days—the conviction that ideas matter . . . . That ideas matter means that knowledge matters, that truth […]Read more "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Benevolent Universe Premise"
I love Spongebob Squarepants, as childish as it sounds, it actually contains some adult themes and decent moral lessons in some episodes. Like Ren and Stimpy, Rugrats and other Nickelodeon shows, there are bad episodes, but we will not focus on them. The episode I am writing about today is called Squid on Strike, which […]Read more "Squid on Strike"
When not writing articles, essays or novels, Ayn Rand also enjoyed visiting the cinema and reading other people’s novels. She frequently referenced popular culture in her non-fiction writing: from discussing an episode of Twilight zone (The Eye of the Beholder) to talking about her experience of watching Dr. No when it was released. Today I am […]Read more "The Roots of Ayn Rand"
“That’s What She Said” was the episode of King of the Hills which scarred me for life. I watched it in a dark stormy night in 2007 all by myself, I didn’t understand the humour but I knew what I was watching was about to give me nightmares. (Not that scary once I am all grown […]Read more "King of the Hills and The Problem With Nepotism"