OH MY WHAT A SHOW - anyone want to talk deeply about this?

Topic started by zaldar on Sept. 28, 2012. Last post by zaldar 2 years, 4 months ago.
Post by zaldar (1,338 posts) See mini bio Level 15

I just finished this today and I have to say WOW HOLY *(&&^%. This is now right up there dueling as my favorite show of all time. Wow. Gorgeous artwork, action, plot twists galore, and a deep philosophical story that is truly moving. I so want to have a deep discussion about this especially with anyone who majored in religion or philosophy. I see this as really speaking Christianity back to the west but with very much a Japanese/Buddhist slant. The echo chamber that such discussions have become in the post modern world (I can't bring myself to call it post post modern) is fascinating.

Post by Elfenlied1012 (557 posts) See mini bio Level 15

@zaldar: While I'm no expert in religion beyond a healthy understanding and I am just a novice of classical philosophy, but I also really enjoy madoka and am perfectly wiling to discuss it. Though currently it is 4 in the morning so I'm in a bit of a low in terms of conversation starts.

Post by zaldar (1,338 posts) See mini bio Level 15

Heh will I will start then ;). What Buddhist connections do you see here? She somewhat merged with the universe it seemed like but it wasn't an all together positive experience...which seems pretty Buddhist to me.

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