Person or Persona: What’s Inside the Spider-Verse?

With the explosion of serialized superhero films over the last decade, talk of a multiverse has never been more integrated into popular culture. The term ‘multiverse’ is a combination of […]

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The Gravity of Sin: Truth in the Grotesque in Dante’s Inferno

We have a tendency to diminish our sin. We use words like “messy” to describe our spiritual condition when we really mean “flawed” or “broken.” If we are merely messy, […]

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Nicomachean Ethics and the Enemy Within

In his The Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle suggests that right knowledge, right character, and right choice are enough to produce wholly moral persons. In his calls to act virtuously, Aristotle clearly […]

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Personhood in Altered Carbon: The Body as Fundamental

We live in a culture that determines a person’s eligibility for human rights according to his or her ability to function autonomously. What constitutes personhood, according to our culture, has […]

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Better Together: How the CW’s The 100 Reflects Generation Z’s Longing for Community

Dystopian stories are both a reflection of our existing fears and a dialogue detailing why we indeed should be afraid if we are not already living in fear. Many of […]

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