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Book Review: “Clockwork Angels”

* * C Clockwork Angels is a graphic novel based on the Rush album of the same name. It follows the adventures of Owen, a young man who leaves the life planned for him by the Clockmaker, the benevolent dictator … Continue reading

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Scince Fiction: What Does the Future Hold?

Science fiction can be used as an allegorical medium, allowing ideas to be taken out of their familiar context and shown in a new light. A great example is the classic Star Trek episode Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, … Continue reading

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The Power of Allegory

“Allegory is not meant to be taken literally. There is a great lack of comprehension on the part of some readers.” — Naguib Mahfouz When Jesus’s disciples asked him why he spoke to the masses in parables, he answered: It … Continue reading

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