Velvet Goldmine

by Joseph A. Hazani August 21, 2013

What is decadence? We can loosely grasp at a sense of indulgence, a sense of embellishment of pleasure. In decadence, it is as if the fantasies of sensual desires become overly fulfilled, to the point of no return. As in, there reaches a dizzying point where the orientation between the world and the individual is lost. All he knows is what he wants. And he gets it.   Such is the....

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Do The Right Thing

by Joseph A. Hazani August 14, 2013

What do black people have? What is it that is theirs? What possessions do they hold and desire to keep and to preserve? Do they have anything worthy of a legacy?   A politically charged film will receive a politically charged criticism. The answer to all of the above questions is an abject “nothing”. The reasons are well-documented to anyone who bothers to investigate the nature of....

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The Last Temptation of Christ

by Joseph A. Hazani August 6, 2013

The Last Temptation of Christ opens with its manifesto: that the realm of man is a battlefield between Heaven and Hell. Hell, it seems, belongs to the desires “of the flesh”. To indulge in the world is to be sinful and is to belong to the realm of eternal damnation, where those who enjoyed the attributes of life, such as happiness derived from their corporeal senses, are sentenced. They did....

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My Written Works

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....

Towards an Understanding of Jesus Christ: An Essay

Nietzsche had incredible disdain for Christianity being "Judaized Rome", of the slave morality of Judaism creeping up and....