The importance of the “body”

The importance of the “body” has been transformed along with the formation of a disciplinary society. Throughout history, the society’s disciplines have changed from social “quarantine,” to an indef¬initely generalizable mechanism of “panopticism” (206). According to Foucault, discipline is a unitary technique that increases the economic efficiency of the body and decreases its political obedience. … Read more

The Hebrew Scriptures

The Hebrew Scriptures involve many stories of God and his interactions with the Israelites. These scriptures depict an almighty God, who is merciful towards his people, but also capable of destruction. There are three passages in particular that display similar interactions and themes. The passages are Exodus 3:1-21, Isaiah 6:1-13, and 1 Kings 19:1-19. In … Read more

Scientology

Scientology is a famous form of “religion” that has been brought to the attention of many, especially over the past few years. Famous celebrities such as Tom Cruise and John Travolta are members of the church and are the reason this religion has become so popular. But what many people don’t realize is the impact … Read more

Worldview

Worldview is the term defining how we look at the world around us. Hindson and Canser describes Worldview as “framework of beliefs by with a person views the world around him.” Worldview acts like an open door that lets us explore different opinions in which we view the world allowing us to question the origins, … Read more