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Sioux Falls Atheists endorse The Seventh Seal for asking the great questions
"Must we die?" "Can we beat death?" We are a biological mechanism and
there is no reason science will not be able to eventually fix us so we can
live forever. We CAN WIN the game of chess with the Angel of Death!

The Seventh Seal
A film by Ingmar Bergman

The Seventh Seal (1958) - 97 minutes
The Seventh Seal at Amazon.com

A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Angel of Death during the Black Plague.

Perhaps Ingmar Bergman's supreme artistic achievement. The Seventh Seal is considered by many to be one of the greatest films of all time. Bergman and acclaimed cinematographer Gunnar Fisher combine symbolic imagery, realistic details, and wry humor for a mesmerizing, moving tale set in Black Plague ridden medieval Europe. Tormented by doubts, a knight returns from the Crusades searching for God, but is confronted instead by the black-robed Angel of Death. By challenging Death to a game of chess with winner take all, he is granted a brief reprieve by Death, and the knight walks among his countrymen one last time and witnesses the plague's sweeping destruction and the fire of fear fanned by religious fanatics. Portraying the cruelty, terror, charity, and lustfulness that coexisted during this dark era, a superb cast of Bergman regulars sheds light on the sources of happiness and suffering in the modern age.

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The Seventh Seal
A film by Ingmar Bergman

Sioux Falls Atheists endorse The Seventh Seal for asking the great questions
"Must we die?" "Can we beat death?" We are a biological mechanism and
there is no reason science will not be able to eventually fix us so we can
live forever. We CAN WIN the game of chess with the Angel of Death!

 

There is at least one Sioux Falls Free Thinker who does not accept the inevitablity of death. And over 2,500 others of similar thinking in the United States. Death does not have to be. The sooner we stop thinking that we must die, the sooner we will focus our energy to finding ways to beat it!