Disgust and challenges

In the most recent Stargate Atlantis episode “Missing” S03E07 there is an interesting scene that captures the relation between positive and negative affects, passive and active affections (capability), and the capacity to translate the contigency of a problem into that of a challenge. The plot, very briefly, involves a visit to New Athos by Teyla […]

anxiety, stress, depression… and fun!

I haven’t quite figured out how to make anxiety and stress productive instead of depressive yet. Yesterday was a bad day for me. I had chopped up the previous version of the diss and extracted the relevant bits for the next chapter. This basically involves most of the discussion of the development of the Street […]

Truth: Jericho and Battlestar

There are some interesting cross-show movements in the most recent Battlerstar Galactica and Jericho episodes involving the relation between fathers and sons, truth, and space/mobility. I am most pleased with Jericho’s recent developments because that show, albeit very interesting, seemed to be playing out some kind of lame soap opera in post-apocalyptic middle-America and was […]