Ladies and gentlemen, gather ’round and brace yourselves for another riveting episode of ‘Poets At War,’ the video podcast series that delves deep into the literary battlegrounds where words become weapons. Joshua David Ling, joined by his esteemed comrades, Brendan Sunshine and Alexander Robertson. Together, they bring you a captivating exploration of the literary frontiers that are shaping our world. So, grab your helmets, sharpen your pens, and prepare for a poetic battle like no other.
Segment 1: Christmasism and the Gift-Giving Economy
In our first segment, the indomitable minds of Alex and Joshua take us on a journey through the trenches of economic theory. Their brainchild, ‘Christmasism,’ emerges as a beacon of hope amidst the chaos of traditional economic systems. Drawing inspiration from the spirit of giving that permeates the holiday season, they propose a radical notion: gift-giving as the primary engine of economic growth. In this war-torn world, where scarcity and greed often reign, the duo presents a compelling argument for a new way forward.
Segment 2: Cinderella and the Tale of Ruth
Now, let us shift our gaze to the battlefield of fairytales, where magic and destiny intertwine. In our main segment, we plunge into the enchanted world of Cinderella. Ling, Sunshine, and Robertson dissect the very structure of this timeless tale, exploring its myriad incarnations across cultures and epochs. But that’s not all – brace yourselves for a revelation as they unveil a potential connection between Cinderella and the biblical story of Ruth. Could this fairytale hold hidden depths, invoking themes of resilience, redemption, and the triumph of the female over the serpent? For more on this connection, please refer back to this General’s Report from Joshua! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuE7l7EcBKA And this author interview with Abigail Falanga! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ybUIL8FuRY
Segment 3: Singing the Scriptures
As we approach the final segment of this literary odyssey, Ling, Sunshine, and Robertson turn their attention to the holy scriptures. With a passion for the spoken word and sacred verses, they embark on a daring concept to translate the Bible into meter, fit to be sung. They unravel the inherent beauty and power that emerges from this musical interpretation, exploring the profound impact it can have on our understanding and connection to these ageless texts. Join us as we stand witness to the harmonious marriage of poetry and spirituality.
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