Ep 25 - The Whale: To Live A Celestial Life, Sometimes You Have to Stare Into the Abyss
Can you atone for years of hurt after a major breach of trust by asking forgiveness? And are people inherently awful to each other or are they unable to help caring for each other? We welcome Glen Nelson of the Center for Latter-day Saint Arts and David Sandhu onto the podcast to discuss The Whale, Darren Aronofsky's latest film. Watch Carl's perspective change over the course of the episode as we discuss compassion and what obligations we have to care for those with self-destructive behaviors.
Our Ratings: Content: Telestrial Artistic Merit: 4 popcorn balls Gospel Connections: 4 apricots
Glen - The Brilliant Darkness!
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Other Aronofsky films:
Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
That podcast on CS Lewis's essay on forgiveness is Lesser Known Lewis's S2E20 Lent — "On Forgiveness" with William O'Flaherty (Part 1)
More about the play and the playwright:
Carl - Twitter: @CarlCranney
Liz - lizbusby.com
David - TikTok: @imasandhu
Video editing by Liz Busby; Audio mastering by Carl Cranney
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