An American Horror Story

A great many people have little enthusiasm for being free and autonomous. Such a prospect terrifies them! Most want to “have a place,” to be a piece of the “in” swarm, to be in the place where the “activity” is. They need to hitch their wagon to a “cause,” to a religious or political master – a idea that will in any event, loan a feeling of direction to their generally hopeless reality. Thus, many are ready to end up as “genuine adherents” to a political or religious cult!

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The Man From Earth. Jesus Explained.

In the tradition of such psychologically-charged sci-fi outings as The Next One (1982) and K-PAX (2001) comes the cerebral science fiction opus The Man From Earth (2007). The story concerns Professor John Oldman, a scientist who summons a group of associates to a cabin one freezing night, and strikes them with a fantastic revelation: he is not a traditional human, but a 14,000 year-old immortal, who has survived centuries of evolution from the Cro-Magnon Era to the present. In the hours to follow, Professor Oldman’s earth-shaking assertion about himself challenges the men on spiritual, scientific and historical levels. But the most incredible is yet to come – an even more astonishing truth in which the men’s discussions culminate.
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Jesus Explained – The Man From Earth

Here is a pirated version on Youtube. Poor quality. If you have Amazon Prime watch it there.

Here is the follow up movie, also available at Amazon Prime.

Hiding Your Evil

A big difference between the evil villains of the television world and the Armstrongists is that the TV villains are gratuitously cheerful in their evil deeds and are perfectly self-satisfied with being open and accepting what they really are. They have absolutely no compunctions about pretense.

This clip is from the most excellent series “Boardwalk Empire.”