Looper (2012)

Movies are naturally suited to focus on the future.

Humans can focus on the future,

A quality we have distinct from other animals,

(Do Ants Dream About the Future?)

Prophecy is a huge part of humanity's spirit.

It's one of our aesthetic virtues.

Therefore, movies - being the highest expression of aesthetics in the 21st Century - are naturally suited to focus on the future.

By focusing on the future, we can picture where we're headed & bind hope (or despair) with these visions, while at the same time examining the essence of our present day actions.

We need aesthetic visions of the future
during periods of turbulent social unrest.

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