Like religion in the US, gun advocates seem untouchable. When their beliefs are questioned they cite the Second Amendment. When evidence is offered they refuse to take it into consideration, claiming that what other...
Fritz Lang's 1927 film, Metropolis, showcased the issues of modernity and capitalism. For many German thinkers, like Max Weber and Walter Benjamin, modernity meant capitalism but how they approached it lied within the...
Class struggle, now more than ever, is something we should all think about, and while the political conclusions of Marxism are debatable, the social concepts are an observable truth in today's society. Marxism is making...
Among the many myths that exist surrounding the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire there is the belief that the Spanish were exceptional and that is why the Aztecs fell. This article will show why this is just a myth...
Here it is, my top five favorite Rammstein videos. These are MY top five but I would love to see what others think.
U.S. soldiers may be fighting to defend U.S. citizens, but they aren't defending all of them.
Are American soldiers good role models? Service to your country, loyalty, and patriotism sound like things to be valued, but are they, really?
Rammstein is perhaps one of the greatest musical bands in the world. Their song, "Mein Teil," represents their musical genius, as well as Till Lindemann's ability to capture the love story in any event.
Christians always claim that the bible is the foundation of their faith, but they usually dismiss the Old Testament, unless it supports something that corresponds with their personal desires. Funny how that works, huh?
In order to provide truly ethical checks and balances within our government and the FDA and the EPA, one wouldn't expect there to be any compromising situations, like ex-Monsanto lawyers assigned to government posts,...
Animals simply do not have rights, according to Carl Cohen. I will analyze and compare his essay to Mary Ann Warren's and defend his position on human's obligations towards animals.
Christians are always claiming that the bible is some sort of historically accurate text. It is not historically accurate, in fact it is far from it.
Every atheist should know their memes. This is an important weapon to have in our arsenal, so pay attention.
Christians might be able to rattle off any number of reasons for why they are a Christian, but the fact is that 99% of the time they are a Christian merely because of logistics.
Shinto was not even thought of as a religion until it became necessary in the late 19th century. This article explains how Buddhist persecution played a big role in that.
There is no end to justifications for slavery in the bible from Christians and Apologists. This article will put an end to that silly notion once and for all.
Many Christian gods and deities in the Latin American world today carry a dual identity because of the Christian/Pagan syncretism that took place post conquest.
A comparison of Shigurui and actual history. Also a review of this great anime.
A summary and explanation of the six most popular Buddhas of Japan and their origins.
A review of Durarara! This anime has a slow start, but picks up real quick and keeps up a good pace.
A review and explanation of this wonderful anime.
Buddhism wasn't always the religion of choice in China. This article gives a brief overview of it's introduction into Chinese society.
Japanese Buddhism is unique and different from other Buddhisms and Hongaku is one reason why that is.
The myth of the Virgen de Guadalupe is not only a veneer to conceal Nahua pagan beliefs, it is also highly unfounded.
Anime conventions are fun for the whole family, and cosplaying is the best part! While it can be intimidating, the memories you will take away far outweigh the embarrassment you only think you will suffer.