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Watchmen by Alan Moore
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Apr 06, 2016

really liked it
bookshelves: comics, capes, fiction
Recommended to Cliff by: Former English Professor
Recommended for: Anyone interested in recent political history and violent comics
Read from May 23 to August 17, 2016


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Alan Moore
“All we ever see of stars are their old photographs.”
Alan Moore, Watchmen

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04/06/2016 marked as: to-read
05/23/2016 marked as: currently-reading
05/31/2016 page 167
40.0% "This world does not need Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias, an atomic physicist or a venture capitalist. The world does not need Rorschach or Night Owl, the deontologist and the consequentalist. No, what this world needs is a watchmaker. What this world needs is an engineer."
05/31/2016 page 167
40.0% "Oh crap, something went way over my head that shouldn't have considering it was less than a year ago a wrote an essay on it.

Watchmaker must be a reference to William Paley's analogical teleological argument for the existence of God since the end of Chapter 4 has Dr. Manhattan question the nature and root of causation.

Hmm. Very interesting. Jon's father seems to be an allusion of the Christian way."
08/17/2016 marked as: read

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