Adventures of the Super Agnostic:The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix

Morpheus

(Hey! It's Chris Bowsman here with another piece on Agnosticism with my favorite geek flavors. The Matrix and Star Trek.) Adventures of the Super Agnostic: The Experience Machine: Star Trek vs. The Matrix “What is real? How do you define real? If you're talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then real is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.” - Morpheus, The Matrix As a sci-fi guy and neophyte Agnostic, sometimes people ask me … [Read more...]

ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE PART TWO

sybok

(Hey! Comic book guru and Super Agnostic Chris Bowsman here! I'm back with part 2 of my discussion of consciousness, the afterlife, and of course geekery and Agnosticism. Enjoy! - CB.) ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE “Each man hides a secret pain. It must be exposed and reckoned with. It must be dragged from the darkness and forced into the light. Share your pain. Share your pain with me... and gain strength from the sharing.” - Sybok, Star Trek V: The … [Read more...]

ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE: PART ONE

mindwipe

(Hey! Super Agnostic and comic guru CB here with another two-parter. This one is on consciousness and the afterlife as explained through my geekery! Stay tuned for part 2. - CB.) ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER AGNOSTIC: CONSCIOUSNESS AND AFTERLIFE “No more Magnus... No more!! Logan shall be the last! No one else will ever suffer! You caused the deaths of hundreds today, Magnus - deaths I could have prevented had I stopped you years ago! You have killed too many, Magnus - and I have had enough!! I … [Read more...]

Adventures of the Super Agnostic pt. 2: The Kobayashi Maru And My Beliefs

Adventures of the Super Agnostic pt. 2: The Kobayashi Maru And My Beliefs (By Chris Bowsman. Continued from pt.1.) “I don’t believe in the no-win scenario.” - Captain Kirk, on The Kobayashi Maru In matters of Science, I’m in favor of Science. But, religious aims are not those of Science. To me, Religion aims to explain the truth in ways that are anthropocentric and artistic in nature whereas Science must not and cannot be anthropocentric; though I think scientists can be artists. … [Read more...]

Chris Bowsman reviews: Captain America: Forever Allies

Captain America: Forever Allies cover

  I seem to have a “classic” theme going on lately, so I could think of no better way to throw us back to modern times, further into sci-fi, AND celebrate the 4th of July than with this graphic novel that pays tribute to Captain America’s past and future! The story begins by explaining that Steve Rogers is dead, and his sidekick Bucky Barnes visits his grave, inheriting the costume and title of “Captain America”, a title Bucky doesn’t want at first. Bucky remembers back to … [Read more...]


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