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    Thread: Animal Symbolism books
Post: Animal Symbolism books

Michael Wrote:Carl Jung's Man and his Symbols I think Jung is the best resource to deal with this subject, since he provides useful frameworks for approaching ideas about contouring and contrasts (or ...
Abishai100 Mythology and Folklore 9 3,573 December 30th, 2016, 01:53 PM
    Thread: Caste systems in Asia/segregation in the south
Post: Caste systems in Asia/segregation in the south

THE LAND POET? I think you need to look at this issue from the perspective of land. During the development of the caste system, Aryans invaded India and pushed the dark-skinned natives to the sout...
Abishai100 History 3 798 December 27th, 2016, 02:42 PM
    Thread: Wolverine/Magneto: Sci-Fi Priorities?
Post: Wolverine/Magneto: Sci-Fi Priorities?

Wolverine (Logan) and Magneto (Eric) are two key characters in the sci-fi oriented comic book franchise X-Men (Marvel Comics). Wolverine and Magneto are both extraordinary 'mutants' whose special 'gi...
Abishai100 General Discussions 5 641 December 27th, 2016, 06:38 AM
    Thread: Doors of the Elves?
Post: Doors of the Elves?

There's nothing wrong with colloquial fantasies. I like referring to the X-Men (Marvel Comics) hero Wolverine as 'Raggedy-Man' and the X-Men villain (or anti-hero) Magneto as 'The Deformer.' As long...
Abishai100 J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 11 1,157 December 27th, 2016, 06:22 AM
    Thread: Which classic novels do you think need a modern film version?
Post: Which classic novels do you think need a modern fi...

I'd like to see Wes Andersen (Moonrise Kindgom) direct a film version of A Wrinkle in Time.
Abishai100 General Movies 5 687 December 27th, 2016, 06:19 AM
    Thread: Actors miscasted in roles?
Post: Actors miscasted in roles?

"Cruise Control" I think Tom Cruise was a surprisingly good choice for the trio of sci-fi films he's recently made (perhaps his interests in Scientology have compelled him to explore science-fiction...
Abishai100 Actors 7 895 December 27th, 2016, 06:16 AM
    Thread: Is the Prime Directive Enforceable? Lawyers Opine
Post: Is the Prime Directive Enforceable? Lawyers Opine

THE MIND'S WISH I like the series finale of The Next Generation ("All Good Things") in which Captain Picard is moved back and forth across time and space dimensions while being guided by the shrewd '...
Abishai100 Star Trek 6 1,006 December 27th, 2016, 06:10 AM
    Thread: Michael's Review of "X-Men: Apocalypse"
Post: Michael's Review of "X-Men: Apocalypse"

X-Chord The X-Men films have a lot of potential, since they explore the nifty meanderings of superhumans (or 'mutants') who symbolize a modern-age fascination with bio-psychological transformations....
Abishai100 Super Hero Movies 5 911 December 27th, 2016, 06:03 AM
    Thread: Religions /Science. Philosophy role in history
Post: Religions /Science. Philosophy role in history

CONTRACTS I think we could productively 'filter' this topic one way by talking about the impact of social contracts --- religious (e.g., Martin Luther) or scientific (e.g., Eugenics ban). What is m...
Abishai100 Mythology and Folklore 5 1,121 December 27th, 2016, 05:50 AM
    Thread: Cyber
Post: Cyber

This sci-fi comics-stylized fan-fic was inspired by the film Ghost in the Machine and the Marvel Comics super-villain Video-Man (a nemesis of the heroic Spider-Man). I'm interested in how the science...
Abishai100 Fan Fiction and Poems 0 464 December 27th, 2016, 05:43 AM