Religion and Pop Culture

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The age of Enlightenment

the cultural movement of intellectuals in the 17th and 18th centuries. Its purpose was to reform society using reason, challenge ideas grounded in tradition and faith, and advance knowledge through the scientific method.

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    Friedrich Nietzche
    -German Philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, classical philologist
    -wrote texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy, and science
    -key ideas include: the death of God, eternal recurrence, will to power.
    -central to philosophy - "life-affirmation" - questioning of all doctrines that drain life's expansive energies
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    a post-traditional, post-medieval historical period, marked by the move from feudalism toward capitalism, industrialization, secularization, rationalization, the nation-state and its constituent institutions and forms of surveillance.
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    understanding of how things are going to end
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    Bottle episode
    -self contained, small, limited
    -focus on characters, relationships
    -its cheap
    -can extend the life of a series if it is threatened to be cancelled
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    no knowledge
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    -generally refers to the totality of divine powers
    -means fullness
    -used in Christian theological contexts
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    Pre Modern
    -people's sense of self and purpose was often expressed via a faith in some form of deity, be that in a single god or in many gods
    -been thought of creating a sense of distinct individuality
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    -western civilization made a gradual transition from premodernity to modernity when scientific methods were developed which led many to believe that the use of science would lead to all knowledge, thus throwing back the shroud of myth under which pre-modern peoples lived.
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    post modern
    -refers to major changes in the 1950s and 1960s in economy, society, culture, and philosophy
    -modernity and modernism refer to a new way of thinking
    -contemporary is applied to more recent events because it means "belonging to the same period" and "current"
    -no absolute truths
    -things are more ambiguous
    -may not be an objective reality
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