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12/09/2007 11:44:00 Strong man narritive eg 300 either you are with us or you are with the terrorists.  – black and white – light and  darkness.  If you are not with me then you are my enemy. Star wars example – critique of politics.  This is part of pop culture.   Levelled at dominant figure, by someone who is as powerful  Use of pop culture as a critical tool, often times comes laterally.  Critique doesn’t always come from below.  Manipulated by powerful  Useful to avoid binary oppositions why does the bible matter? Origin or Roderick good vs bad.  Incl. east vs west.  Christianity and islam jesus said the same kind of thing.  What is the mythical worldview? What is myth? Most common – fiction or falsehood. See reading for friday
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course RELG 203 taught by Professor Kaiser during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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