What might Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie have to teach us about what it means to be human? Might it be one of the great existential texts of all time?
In light of the Barbie movie phenomenon, our hosts take stock of Greta Gerwig’s divisive blockbuster, ponder its themes on humanity, and whether it will become an essential existential text.
Old Testament expert Dr George Athas then joins the show to discuss the film, its relationship to the book of Ecclesiastes, and how death plays a role in our understanding of being human.
WADR is hosted by Megan Powell du Toit and Michael Jensen. It is part of the Undeceptions podcast network.
Less aggro, more conversation.
Is it even possible to have a deep discussion without it descending into chaos? Michael Jensen and Megan Powell du Toit think yes, and want to show the rest of us how to do it.
There’s plenty of things they disagree on: free will, feminism, where you should send your kids to school and what type of church you should go to. But there are also plenty of other things that they have in common. They want to talk about all these things with conviction. But they also want the conversation to be constructive. Tune in to find out if that’s possible.
If you’d like to help Michael and Megan continue to deliver With All Due Respect each fortnight, why not make a donation?