Revolution and Ideology
History, Philosophy, Film, and Whatever Else We Feel Like Discussing
We discuss the 1976 Hungarian film The Fifth Seal” directed by Zoltan Fabri and its nihilist, moral, and ethical questions.
We discuss Thomas Nagel’s 1971 paper “The Absurd” in which he provides a new outlook on the absurdity of human existence.
We discuss our channel content in 2021 and what we have planned for 2022!
We analyze Tim Fehlbaum’s sci-fi thriller film “The Colony” (AKA Tides) which premiered on Netflix in January 2022. In addition to the obvious theme of climate change, we dive deeply into the overarching theme of colonialism which is present throughout. The film stars Nora Arnezeder as Blake, Iain Glen as Gibson, and Sarah-Sofie Boussnina as Narvik.
We discuss Part 5 of Albert Camus’ “The Rebel,” “Thought at the Meridian” in which Camus describes his solution to the problem of totalitarian rebellion.
We discuss Part 4 of Albert Camus’ “The Rebel”, “Rebellion and Art”. In this section, Camus discusses the relationship between art, rebellion, and revolution. We also somehow end up discussing Harry Potter and the Hunger Games.
https://youtu.be/Z2IR15lDtTg We discuss Part 3 of Albert Camus' "The Rebel", Historical Rebellion. This is the section in which Camus provides his critique of totalitarianism, fascism, and Marxism. Other Resources: ✔CrimetInc. Against the Logic of the Guillotine:...
We discuss Part 2 of Albert Camus' "The Rebel" in which he analyses metaphysical rebellion. We cover the Marquis de Sade, Max Stirner, and Friedrich Nietzsche. See Part 1 of our discussion: https://youtu.be/xFj-S_BVK5w Related Videos: ✔ Steve Cutts - Man:...
We discuss the Introduction and Part 1 of Albert Camus' 1951 book "The Rebel." Related Videos: ✔The Myth of Sisyphus: https://youtu.be/HKoOeHr7kPE ✔Herbert Marcuse - One Dimensional Man:...
We discuss “What is a Nation?”, an 1882 lecture by French historian Ernest Renan