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Believing in A Beautiful Mind (Part 2)

In part 1, I commented briefly on some of the beliefs expressed by characters in A Beautiful Mind: reductionism or materialism can be used to justify one's urges beliefs don't necessarily need to be grounded in science to be valid... Continue Reading →

Believing in A Beautiful Mind (Part 1)

In the 2001 film, A Beautiful Mind, mathematician John Nash struggles with schizophrenia forcing him to re-evaluate his beliefs and how he actually comes to know anything. Some observations: Nash holds to reductionism to justify urges: Nash: I don't exactly... Continue Reading →

The Artist (2011)

The Artist portrays an artist at the end of an era and the end of himself. The year is 1927 and silent film star George Valentin is at the top of his game, and he knows it, soaking in the... Continue Reading →

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