Keyword: moralvision

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  • The Director and Stars of “The Hobbit” Share Thoughts on Bravery, Mercy and Tolkien’s Christianity

    12/10/2012 6:04:54 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 34 replies
    Patheos/Christopher Closeup ^ | December 10, 2012 | Tony Rossi
    The new film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (opening Dec. 14) has got action and adventure galore, just like “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy that preceded it. But the director and actors who worked on the movie are well aware of the deeper themes that lie at the heart of the work of J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), who authored all the original books, published between 1937 and 1955. At a recent press conference about the film in New York City, Richard Armitage, who portrays the Dwarf warrior Thorin Oakenshield, said, “One of the things I find when I look...
  • Ayers Reminisces About The Students For A Democratic Society

    11/18/2008 8:31:27 PM PST · by normandoi · 9 replies · 464+ views
    NGIA ^ | 2008 | N T Lihou
    William Ayers reminisces about the 1960s and the Students for a Democratic Society. During his speech he talks about the "spirit of insurgency" and how the world was in flames. The term insurgency is typically used by terrorists as they try to shield themselves from the murder and violence that they promote. Ayers also talks about the world in flames but omits the part that he participated in making those flames through his organization's terroristic actions. In the second video he talks about having a "moral vision", another tactic used by terrorists to try and excuse their behavior by claiming...