The Golden Compass / Northern Lights Ch 1-4
Caitlin, Anya, and Alan kick off The Golden Compass by talking about its “real” name of The Northern Lights, the scruffiness of shoes in academia, and the danger of Gargamel’s pussy(cat).
Read more about What’s Up With The Title of the first book and the HDM series itself.
Satan as the protagonist of Paradise Lost is hotly debated (if anything about the criticism of English religious epic-poetry can be “hot”) and Alan is just giving his opinion. Here is another opinion that agrees with Caitlin by John M. Steadman titled “The Idea of Satan as the Hero of Paradise Lost” written for the American Philosophical Society Journal and compiled by jstor.org.
The allusions to Narnia are from The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.
What is Turkish Delight?
Chocolatl is the Romanized spelling of the Nahuatl word for “food made from cacao seeds”.
Who is Calvin? Was he the Pope for real?(spoilers: no- the opposite)
The doctrine of Predestination centered reformed Christian theology on God rather than on humans.
Teleology has nothing to do with bananas or phones.
Jewish boys in Czarist Russia were drafted into the army in order to kill/ socially deprogram them.
America is separating families and detaining children.
“Dollar” was used by Shakespeare to refer to money, and the dollar-coin was the most common form of money in Europe- but was rejected by England as it rose into the largest empire in world history.
Read Chapters 5-9 for the next episode!!
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