This week we talk about The complicated relationship between humans and technology. We start with the movie Surrogates, starring Bruce Willis, and the underlying worldview and art in this movie. We also cover the advancement in the introduction of portable oil paints and how John G. Rand helped enable artists to paint on sight. We finish off talking about Linsey Sterling and Nigel Stanford and their use of technology in their music and videos unique and intriguing.
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John G. Rand - http://ncartmuseum.org/pdf/revolution-supplement.pdf
Claude Monet - The Manneporte https://www.flickr.com/photos/renzodionigi/3818502466
Linsey Sterling - http://www.lindseystirling.com
Nigel Stanford - Cymatics - http://nigelstanford.com/Cymatics/
Miley Cyrus - The Climb, Doo It!, Party in the USA
Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe
Frank Dicksee - Juliet(1877)
Gerard Manly Hopkins - Pied Beauty
Dietrich Boenhoffer - Who Am I?
Isaiah 6:1-4 Holy Holy Holy
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Our increasingly sexulalized culture celebrates and idolizes the human body. In this cast we see that the proponents of this pornography hardly try to foist it off as art, rather, they deify the creation instead of honoring the creator. Sports Illustrated illistrates more than just sports. Once a year they paste in over the lule of sports with More than just beaches and bikinis. As we examine the ideas behind this industry with a christian worldview and what it leads to and how it got here.
On there way...please hold your breath...
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Episode 006: Derailed and Dehumanized: Examining Malthusianism: when our secular world proposes that population control is essential for the happiness and survival of those not "controlled" Christians need to understand that God has made us all with immense value equally.
1-5:07 Synopsis of Snowpiercer movie.
5:50 Names of actors /actresses
7:31 Cody talks about the socioeconomic aspect of the movie
8:37 Roy speaks of the train as an allegory of naturalism
9:41 Roy explains some Carl Marx theory
10:47 Wilford a parallel of Hitler
11:30 Cody talks about Curtis working his way from the bottom to the top
12:30 Daniel points out how Wilford dehumanizes people calling them “units.”
14:10 Roy explains how darwinianism is predicated on death
14:50 Roy tells one of the reasons why evolutionary darwinianism is unbelievable
16:34 Daniel mentions blog about movie, and mentions famines in the history of some eastern countries
18:07 Cody tells how Curtis sacrifices his best friend to pursue the cause, explaining that the cause has become more important than the life of another person
20:00 If Curtis would have taken over, he probably would have become evil himself
20:30 Roy introduces revolution vs. reformation
21:00 Christians should be in the business of reformation, not revolution. We should be reforming society
22:15 Curtis and the “Tailenders” should not have chosen violent revolution, they should have used reformation
23:40 Curtis reverses the manner of operation, and demonstrates self-sacrificial love for a child
26:00 We as Christians, in our everyday reality, need to sacrificially throw ourselves in the engine of our culture
28:50 The biblical narrative is written on our conscious and hearts…
30:35 Engine idol worship
31:00 Crazy schoolteacher blows peoples minds
32:00 School is brainwashing station
33:00 Cody explains how some kids are used as parts, others are educated and pampered.
34:00 Roy quotes Animal Farm, written by George Orwell
35:27 Malthusianism is explained by Roy, and he tells how “Planned Parenthood” is a way that Malthusianism is pushed on the population as a lie. It has a pro-choice label, but underprivileged, undesirable offspring is being “controlled.”
36:00 Margret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood subscribed to Malthusian Eugenics. Roy reads an incredible quote by Sanger who suggests making a “baby code” to limit those who are allowed to have babies
43:50 Our society has not just used children as parts to run an engine; we murder them before they are even born.
44:00 Roy gives a passionate call to expose the lies of our current culture.
46:00 Darwinian evolution devalues human life to little or nothing. Hence there is nothing wrong with Malthusianism
48:00 Cody points out how this devaluation leads to abortion, euthanasia, and self-chosen suicide
50:20 Roy gives a Christian call to arms
56:00 Cody quotes Exodus 20, Thou shalt not murder
57:10 The value of human life
58:00 Mathew 6 God gives us real value
*** There is some content in this episode that may not be appropriate for all ages***
As a second part to the mini-series on Philosophical Naturalism; Cody, Daniel and Roy take a look into a song by Bloodhound Gand called The Bad Touch, They examine a piece of artwork by Marcel Duchamp titled; Nude Descending a Staircase, and they finish off the episode by talking about a portion of literature by Jack London called The Law of Life.
They aim to take a Christian worldview on these items from the world of art and examine the underlying ideas and philosophies that only bring meaningless and hopelessness and apart from morality and Scripture.
In the end without a Christian worldview there is no hope, there is no point and we may as well commit suicide. For the Biblical Christian Worldview we can be assured there is hope and a purpose for our existence. We are here for a reason and we need to remember what that is, who made us, and put us here...
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--Spoiler Alert!! If you have not seen the Movie Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson either watch the move before listening or you can decide to watch it after the review--
In this episode Daniel, Cody and Roy talk about the underlying philosophies, some obvious and some hidden away, in the movie Lucy.
They talk about what is lost when you hold to the beliefs and ideals of Darwinian Evolution or Philosophical Naturalism.
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This is a short update for our listeners so they will know what we are workinging on, the tentative schedule of how we plan on releasing episodes, as well as the subject matter for the mini series we plan on releasing.
Welcome to the Art of Redemption Radio
-where we bring a Christian worldview to the arts-
This week we wrap up on our three week “getting to know you” series by listening to Dan share his testimony (2:50).
5:01 Dan talks about when he started stealing.
8:00 Dan and Roy talk about the problem of accepting Jesus as savior but not as lord.
8:40 Dan talks about his first exposure to pornography.
9:24 Dan and Roy talk about the problems with the medical connotations of the term “porn addiction”.
11:27 Roy asks Dan if he felt adequately prepared to deal with sexual temptation.
13:05 Roy talks about the split between the spiritual and the physical and how that hurts Christian’s sexuality.
15:58 Daniel shares about the Holy Spirit revealing attitudes of people pleasing and how he reassessed his goals.
18:50 Dan shares how much he was impacted by his father telling him he was “Nothing but a juvenile delinquent.”
20:17 Dan tells about his first run-in with the cops.
20:34 Dan talks about an “a night of deception and trickery” in Jackson.
22:25 Dan shares about his first mental breakdown.
30:30 While in the National Guard Daniel tells God, “God you have abandoned me when I needed you most.”
32:30 Roy and Dan talk about how God gave him over to his sin.
33:35 Daniel references:
-Ecclesiastes 9:10 “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.”
-Colossians 3:23 “And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men”
35:25 Dan talks about how his first months in prison were filled with shame until God spoke to him through
-Psalms 119:67 “Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word.”
-Psalms 119:71 ”It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.”
-Psalms 119:75 “I know, O Lord, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.”
38:30 Daniel talks about his repentance and passionate pursuit of peace with God.
45:00 Daniel shares his struggle with wondering if God would protect him in prison, and Roy and Cody talks about the spirit of true meekness.
49:10 Dan talks about learning forgiveness and references Karla Faye Tucker and the verses
-Hebrews 12:11 “Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.”
-Isaiah 40:31 “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”
54:52 Cody relates the biblical narrative of Creation, Fall, and Redemption to Dan’s life.
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Featured in this Episode of The Art of Redemption (where we bring a Christian worldview to the arts):
-Cody introduces himself and shares his spiritual journey
-The neccessity for accountability in ministry
-Upcoming topics for discussion
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