Viel wurden in Deutschland während des zweite Weltkrieg zerstört. Aber wahrscheinlich gibt es immer noch ein Land, eine Gemeinschaft, und viele Gebäudes. Deutschland macht schrecklichen Dinge während des zweite Weltkrieg. Es gibt keine Frage. Ich interessiere mich nicht an diese Frage. Innerhalb meiner Erklärung der Apokalypse können wir die Zerstörung…


Community living takes many forms both in history and in the present. Many non-western countires, and even some western communities prior to the industrial revolution and the mechanization of lives, have held teamwork and compassion throughout a community as being of utmost importance. …


It is often said the Murphy’s Law states “anything that can go wrong, will”. However, some things have not (at least so far) gone wrong. The sun has always risen (the “can” is debatable here), nuclear armageddon has not rampaged (it could have. …


We begin with a strange dream I had recently. I stood in endless dunes. Small amounts of dune grass were at my feet but all I felt was deep fear and terror. This was the end of the world. Somehow Spongbob was also there. All I could do was scream…


Like many apocalyptic tales in myth, the norse tale of Ragnarok, the end of all things, seems quite bleak from the outset. And like many apocalyptic tales in myth, the truth is much more optimistic.

Firstly, Ragnarok is foreshadowed in many of the other tales of norse mythology, from the…


A number of narratives have thought about what the world would be like for the last human alive, ranging from the bleak life of a man with broken glasses who just found the time to read all he wanted in The Twilight Zone, to more comedic approaches like the first…


I tend away from religious, and especially Christian, eschatology because it is well worn and not of my interests. …


Among the film genres that are often considered to be very particular to one time and one place, there is the Trümmerfilm (trans. Rubble Film). When analyzed as a purely German genre, the characteristics of the Rubble Film include being filmed in the literal rubble of WWII, themes of rebuilding…


Watching the recent MCU TV series on Disney+ has brought some interesting parallels to mind between the MCU’s pre/post snap/blip and our real life of pre/post covid-19 pandemic. A friend of mine recently asked if I enjoyed going to a specific weekly special at a restaurant we live near back…


Barefoot Gen is the semi-autobiographical manga that tells the story of Gen, a young boy from Hiroshima who lives through the aftermath of the atomic bomb, based off of the author’s lived experience as a real-life survivor of the atomic bomb. In the books, the plant Wheat is often used…

Kiernan Dean-Hall

2021 — A year in eschatology. The Apocalypse remains every Friday

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