The origin of power

Each morning the sun-god keeps on ascending out of the sea, like a fish. This is a golden symbol of power. John was aware of that when attending to the writing of Revelation in Patmos. It’s in chapter 13:1-3  that you can find his complete vision: “And it stood still upon the sand of the sea. And I saw a wild beast ascending out of the sea, with ten horns (Greek κέρατα, Hebrew קֶרֶן qeren, this term will[…]

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Pulp fiction

The dreadful  Ezekiel 25:17 speech Jules delivers in Pulp Fiction (1993) is not totally a biblical verse. Only the final line is inspired by the scriptural passage. The words paraphrasing Ezekiel in the film, as delivered by Jules, are the following: “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good[…]

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