A popular debate in modern culture is the need for accurate representation of ethnic cultures in shows and movies. It is not unknown the lack of accurate representation and also potentially the distortion of certain culture’s beliefs in various film medias. This brings up the question: Can a show/film really influence an audiences’ perception of … Continue reading The Mummy: The Degradation of Culture →
Last weekend, my class had the opportunity to go to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose to observe some artifacts and displays. On our tour there, this painting/carving in the side of the exterior of the museum wall interested me the most. Weighing of the Heart Ceremony depicted with Ammit posted on top … Continue reading A Consequence of Malevolence Is Finally Known →
The Valley of the Kings, a sacred area in Egypt, hosts the burial site of a numerous amount of Pharaohs who have passed on. The Valley was infamous for being known as the common Pharaoh resting place, but also for the numerous tomb robberies that occurred in the 20th dynasty. Valley… Read more: A Political Move or the Turn Against the Gods?
Morality as a determinant of how one’s fate in the afterlife is not a new revelation in modern culture. The necessity of being genuine and being kind was extremely ingrained in the religious culture of Ancient Egyptians. But why does morality count beyond being known as a good person for the Ancient Egyptians? Acts of integrity… Read more: The Best Judge: Morality