Chiliasm -- millenialism; belief in the concept of apocalypse. Chronicles -- explorations of how that concept is portrayed in books, film and other media. There's no swooning over armageddon here, just discussion of some of the various threats our civilization faces. If we know the risks, we can try to prevent them... but "it may be only by descending into this hell in imagination now that we can hope to escape descending into it in reality at some later time." (~Jonathan Schell)
- Name: Jay Denari
- Location: Massachusetts
A darkly optimistic human with a scientific, psychological & political activist streak who is sane but a little bit bent... Read my intro
- The "war on Christians" ...
- Is this 1706 or 2006?
- 'Damnation Alley' vs. Done Very Badly
- "Common sense" & the Simplification hypocrisy
- Doomsday begins at home...
- putting things in perspective
- Messing things up even after the end
- A look at the past... or future?
- predictions, predictions...
Friday, September 01, 2006