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Star Wars as Spiritual Truth

Harpur’s Heaven and Hell This book from 1983 is a series of essays written by Tom Harpur and published in The Toronto Star newspaper. I’ve had a copy of it since about 2007. It’s still one of my great reference … Continue reading

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Self-Sacrifice as the Greatest Love Story

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I am mindful that all of my children (and even some of my grandchildren) have seen this movie before me. So, hopefully, they cannot accuse me of giving away the ending of this 9th … Continue reading

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Was It a Tragic Accident or a Murder?

Natalie Wood This November 1981 mystery has yet another turn of the wheel with Dr. Oz interviewing the captain of Robert Wagner’s boat. Dennis Davern overheard the argument between Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood on the night she died. The … Continue reading

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Cleopatra and Mark Antony alive today?

    Jennifer Aniston and Russell Crowe? It’s not as far-fetched as you might imagine. Cleopatra was Greek, and was not anything like Elizabeth Taylor. Antony was a Roman soldier, and a bit of a imbiber (à la Bacchus). Taylor … Continue reading

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“Who Are Those Guys?”

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) It’s hard to believe that this movie is now 50 years old. I saw it on television last night for the first time in about 40 years. It hasn’t aged a minute.   … Continue reading

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A Princess, Indeed

Carrie Fisher (1956 – 2016) All right, now: every single member of my family (including the extended parts) loved Carrie Fisher, especially as Princess Leia in Star Wars. So when she died at age 60, they were heartbroken. As I … Continue reading

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The Wizard as Satan in Hell

“Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain…” Isn’t it funny how one image (or thought) leads on to another? Yesterday, I wrote about Judy Garland’s life and death. The image I used was of Judy as Dorothy Gale, … Continue reading

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