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Signs of Lukewarmerism in ‘Snowpiercer’

September 1, 2021

As a movie, ‘Snowpiercer’ might be right down a lukewarmer’s alley. There are different interpretations of the movie, but one could argue the existence of lukewarmerist claims in the movie. […]

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Modern Philosophy

“Elysium” and the Public Healthcare System

August 19, 2021

What “Elysium” describes is not unlike what capitalism has produced in America. When healthcare is treated as a commodity, it becomes expensive because it’s highly valued and requires expertise. […]

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Modern Philosophy

“Metropolis” and Labor Unions

August 18, 2021

In “Metropolis”, it’s impossible to look at the workers marching in and out of catacombs, their choreographed pulling of levers and valves, and not think of worker alienation. […]

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