dq2 wk 1.docx - In the Book of Eli a man is on a mission to travel west with what is believed to be the only surviving copy of the Bible Along the way

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In the Book of Eli, a man is on a mission to travel west with what is believed to be the only surviving copy of the Bible. Along the way he meets Carnegie, owner of a ramshackle town of survivors. Carnegie rules his town using illiterate, violent henchmen; and seeks to hoard whatever measly wealth available in this post-apocalyptic world. He believes that the words of the Bible will somehow provide him with another, less messy means of control. Since only older survivors of the fall of humanity know how to read, Carnegie sees the Bible as a tool he can use to ”run the minds of the weak and desperate.” He recognizes that the Bible can influence people’s hearts and minds, and wants to use it to control his
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