Using the movie Zeitgeist as a springboard, examines the parallels between Old Testament patriarchs Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph. Makes the case for Josephus as the author of the New Testament, and for the OT as a reverse-engineered invention of the Roman Empire. Asks if the God referred to in the Bible describes Caesar.
Reviews the cartoon autobiography of Marjane Satrapi called Persepolis. Reads the poem Her Head by Joan Murray, and an original poem called Walking the Sierra, to the music of Julia Kent’s Idlewild. Uses audio clips from Zeitgeist of Bill Hicks, etc. Plays The Answer by Bad Religion. Quotes research from Josephus scholars Steve Mason and G. J. Goldberg, and from Joe Atwill’s book, Caesar’s Messiah: The Roman Plot to Invent Jesus.
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