Welcome to this special Wisecrack Edition on The Philosophy of The Purge, diving into the political and socio-economic implications of The Purge – including brilliant references from Rick & Morty! In this episode, we'll geek out on the movies themselves while also exploring how an event like The Purge seems to amplify the many issues and conditions of various social classes.
=== Further Reading === 'Disposable Futures: The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle' by Brad Evans and Henry Giroux: http://amzn.to/2fmohfN 'An Essay on the Principle of Population' by Thomas Malthus: http://amzn.to/2eENQsC
Written by: Matt Reichle Narrated and Directed by: Jared Bauer Edited by: Ryan Hailey (http://www.ryanhaileydotcom.com/) Assistant Editor: Andrew Nishimura Motion Graphics by: Drew Levin Produced by: Jacob Salamon
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