Understanding the TranscendentMore Like This
UNDERSTANDING THE TRANSCENDENT EXPERIENCE
By: Spencer Pennington
In the film Contact several heavy social, theological, spiritual, and personal questions are dealt with. There is of course the question of Are we alone in the Universe? Then there is the follow-up question, If we are not alone, where do Humans sit in the Universe? What is our importance? The other great questions in the film are much more personal in nature: Is there a God, and if so, what is God? Did God create both us and the aliens? Perhaps the most perplexing question though is that of How do we explain and justify the transcendent experience?
The film does this by showing the double-edged nature of skepticism: Skepticism is displayed as a means of analyzing and strengthening one's own faith through questioning and examination. However, it is also shown as being a possible block to the great realm of the
SoundMind Ch14It was nearly a week after the whole Alice mishap and everything seem to return to normal for Allie whose arm fully healed in that time. Meanwhile Allie has been quite and mostly keeping to her to herself, occasionally she would speak with soundwave when that was need.More Like This
Allie was sitting down on her sofa watching something on TV with the twins frenzy and rumble, whom both had taken an interest in watching TV and sneaking in to watch said TV when she wasn’t around to see them. They had once snuck in her home in the middle of the night only to nearly get beaten by a half asleep half angry Allie with a metal baseball bat when she had thought someone had broken in , since then they only watch the TV in the day time or face Allie’s anger for waking her up.
After a while Allie started to get tired of the show that was being watch by them decided to go get a shower since she could not change the channel as the twins seem to be really into the show.so she got up off the sofa and hea