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BattleStar Galactica Comes to Palo Alto

Original post made by So Say We All on May 28, 2008

Come discuss the "theology" of Battlestar Galactica, and its perspective on the opposition between Polytheism and Monotheism.

7:30pm on Tue., June 3, Rabbi Ari Cartun will present a talk and lead a discussion among BSG fans.

For more info, see Web Link

Comments (3)

Posted by Jon, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on May 28, 2008 at 5:19 pm

LMAO. Reminds me of the Matrix books on philosophy.

There are other important themes in BSG as well, like political ones which are just as interesting.

Posted by So say we all, a resident of Crescent Park
on May 28, 2008 at 8:51 pm

Knowing Ari, he won't shy away from the political topics either. He is an amazing presenter too. It should be interesting!

Posted by Walter E. Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on May 30, 2008 at 8:06 am

The explosion of nuclear wastes that threw the moon out of orbit, and the lights around the pilot helmets that illuminated the actor faces but would have killed any night vision, and the androids with their oscilating red eye - camp before it really got going. The cigar smoking was an interesting anachronism, though.

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