Writer, journalist, and film critic John Semely is our guide to the power of being a hater, transcendence through art, how Gnosticism can be cool for atheists, why we need to get better at being critics, the Gnosis of cyberpunk and heavy metal, finding ourselves through movies, pop culture setting us free and then oppressing us, and as always… so much more!
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Read his piece on cyberpunk: https://thebaffler.com/salvos/cyberpunk-is-dead-semley
Read his piece on Silence: https://www.salon.com/2017/01/14/an-atheists-guide-to-scorseses-silence-you-do-not-need-faith-to-be-astonished-by-the-faithful/
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