Category Archives: Review

The Lion King and the Osiris Myth

This blog highlights two fun facts about the new Lion King, which I had the pleasure of watching this weekend. Pumbaa the Epicurean When you want to smile then visit me: sleek, and fat I’m a hog, well cared-for, one of … Continue reading

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Good Omens: Short Review

Disclaimer: I have not read the book. This is a review of the series adaptation, and is perhaps why I’m not disappointed (as often happens–as in the case of the reviewer from The Humanist) after having read the book first. … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Winds of Dune”

In recent months, Dune fans everywhere (myself included) have been excited about the announcement that Denis Villeneuve–the Canadian producer of Arrival and Blade Runner 2049–will be producing a new adaptation of Dune, which will be available to fans in 2020. … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of Game Of Thrones: Power and Corruption

I won’t reveal any spoilers from the Game of Thrones finale, but I will say that GoT has become and will be remembered as one of our generation’s great myths, that the main theme of the series is power (and … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Hail Satan?”

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. First Amendment to the United States Constitution It’s a summarized chronicle of the rise of the Satanic Temple in the United States in the last few years, but more than … Continue reading

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Book Review of “The One Thing”

The book The ONE Thing was highly recommended to me as a self-help book that helps people achieve more by focusing on what really matters. There are many bits of useful wisdom, and much of what the author cites is … Continue reading

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Happy Twentieth! – The Black Hole and Incidental Properties of Nature

Happy Twentieth to all Epicureans and our friends everywhere! Some literary updates: This recent discussion on the Epicurean Friends forum on condensed pleasure (and others that take place there) might be of interest to students of Epicurean ethics. Another series … Continue reading

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