Marcos Wagner Da Cunha
Universidade de São Paulo
Lars von Trier's works give us allways plenty of exquisite philosophical food for thought, mostly in very dense and hermetic language. 'Melancholia' , a 2011 movie, has been seen by us as a brilliant dramatization of Schopenhauer's and Nietzsche's philosophy, also available on PhilArchives. 'Antichrist', another movies of his from 2009, deploys a similar doom perspective regarding our times, now focusing the perpetual struggle between men and women as a leitomotiv. This brief review, however, does not intend to go beyond an exposition of the mental structures which grounds both so different reactions: the husband's, and the wife's.
Keywords Genres' Perpetual War  Sexism  Feminism  Genesis  Carl Jung  Reason as a kind of Madness  Hedonism  Consumerism  Destruction of Earth's life as a threat to Future Generations, a true Hedonistic "  Infanticide"
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