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Vladimir Estragon on “The Master”

November 18, 2012

I saw the movie “The Master” the other night.   Philip Seymour Hoffman plays the part of a cult leader whose ideas have a family resemblance to L. Ron Hubbard of the Church of Scientology.  I admired his performance and the performance of the other actors.  I was persuaded that someone like him could persuade people to accept a version of reality in which it made sense to say, “You’re either in this for a billion years, or not at all.” But, even so, I didn’t know quite what to make of the movie.   My friend who uses the name “Vladimir Estragon” on the Internet has an interpretation.