*Read this series from the beginning.*  Continuum Theory Diagram of Axis Theory For most people today there is a continuum of aesthetic ranking. Thomas Leddy addresses this paradigm in his work on Everyday Aesthetics.[1] There are many terms that can fit along this continuum but my focus will remain on

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Celebration! © 2014 Pamela Reynoso   This photo was taken on a July evening after a photo-walk around San Francisco with friends. A group of us wandered through the Mission District photographing graffiti and then had lunch.

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I have enjoyed using this blog as a place to think through aesthetical ideas. I am in the process of developing a systematic theory on philosophical aesthetics. I began talking about these ideas here last November with the posts On The Beautiful, The Sublime, The Pretty, and the Ugly & Distinguishing between the

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Hayao Miyazaki is a major name, maybe the major name, in Anime, Japanese Animation. The Wind Rises  is his eleventh film and reported to be his last film. It is a beautifully animated piece with a compelling story. At the heart of the movie it is a love story. (Spoilers to

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David Hankins released through the Baptist Message confirms the narrative that has been being established through the media and blogs over the last two months. It really is a simple narrative: Joe Aguillard is dishonest and self-serving while David Hankins has amassed tremendous power in the LBC and has shown

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Heath Veuleman When all is said and done it is the responsibility of the Louisiana College Board of Trustees to make sure LC is a healthy and properly run institution. As I have been in conversation with academics, legal professionals, and media members around the country, the consistent bewilderment has

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This morning the minority group of the Louisiana College Board of Trustees released a letter of Concern. I for one am very happy to see this happen. Ultimately, what has happened at Louisiana College is the responsibility of the Board and I am glad that some are speaking to the

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So why is it so hard to make a good Jesus movie? After all, the story of Jesus is the greatest story over told. Why is it so hard to make a good story out of the greatest story? The problem is artistic. The way one artistic medium works does

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One of my favorite events that I organized when I was at Louisiana College was a panel on the Philosophy & Theology of Star Wars. We had a panel with two theology professors, a history professor, and me. We discussed the Philosophy of Star Wars (which often is not consistent

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President Joe Aguillard Rumors are flying that President Joe Aguillard has been given the choice of stepping down as President and being allowed to take medical retirement or being fired. For seemingly personal reasons, not ethical standards David Hankins has apparently removed his long-standing and important support of Joe Aguillard

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Tony Perkins First it was the liberals who were after Joe. Then it was the Calvinists. Or at least that has been the narrative. But, there are some troubling figures for this narrative. I came to Louisiana College because of the conservative doctrine and am not a Calvinist. But, I

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Student’s and Alumni praying for Louisiana College Yesterday, a Louisiana College official laughed at students and one of their parents when they stated that people on campus are afraid. When I wrote my open letter in 2011 I included a couple of statements about the fear on campus: There is

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Vote for your favorite artists! The winners from Round 1-B which finished last night include: Albrecht Dürer, Francesco Borromini, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Jacques-Louis David, Claude Lorraine, Eugéne Delacroix, Albert Bierstadt, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Edvard Munch, and Pablo Picasso Round 1-C brings 30 more artists who are trying to advance to Round 3. Please vote for your favorites! This tournament

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