The Parable of the Hunger Games - John Van Sloten
August 26, 2012
|How would you react if you were thrust into the arena?
[The Hunger Games] depict a world where children are slaughtered for entertainment, power is in the hands of nearly untouchable tyrants, and workers starve as the affluent look on and laugh.
Introduction, The Hunger Games and Philosophy
We’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self destruction.
Plutarch Heavensbee ,Mockingjay, page 379
If Cato broke through the trees right now, I wouldn’t flee, I’d shoot. I find I’m actually anticipating that moment with pleasure.
Katniss, The Hunger Games, page 197
For there is no difference between us and them in this. Since we've compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us.
Romans 3:23-24, MSG
I’m not the forgiving type…
Katniss, page 242, The Hunger Games
If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago
Where you live should not determine whether you live,
or whether you die. ― Bono
It’s often said that privilege is invisible to those who have it.
Christina Van Dyke, (page 259) The Hunger Games and Philosophy
Do to others as you would have them do to you.
Jesus in Luke 6:31, TNIV
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August 29, 2012
God I hate when people have an alliance everything like this.
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Copyright Info:Lionsgate Films 2012
Keywords:Luke 6:31,Plutarch Heavensbee,Mockingjay,Cato,Katniss,Romans 3:23-24
Length: 31:57 Rating: GA