Category: Despair

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Final Words

As I wrote this post it happened to be during Holy Week. After a difficult few days when Denis' mother suffered a nosebleed that…

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Summer – Not What You Thought

SUMMER and what you thought would be completely doable suddenly becomes Boot Camp for the unwary. Does this happen to you? You look at…

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The Growth of Nones

It is an interesting exercise to ask friends what changes going on in our world seem to them to be most significant. The answers…

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Film Comment: Melancholia (2011)

When despair is realism Lars von Trier, the Danish filmmaker, has recently been in the news for controversial comments surrounding his film Melancholia that…