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Episode Info: Jungle Book 2016 PG  |  106 min  |  Adventure, Drama, Family  |  15 April 2016 (USA)   Contents Jungle Book, the 2016 Disney hit We’re going to discuss the law of the jungle, egalitarianism vs innovation, and problems with describing capitalism as survival of the fittest. We’re also going to talk about learning to be a man in a world full of animals. Themes The Law of the Jungle Appeal to Nature Does not actually have a good reputation Is used as a description of capitalism Survival of the fitest Dog-eat-dog Every man for himself The goal of which is hedonism. Not a code for a rational animal Not a philosophy for living on Earth A nature-driven description of an archetype selfishness But this view does not tell you what actually constitutes your self-interest. The film recognizes the difference of man from the animal, but does not recognize that man needs an additional philosophy to determine man’s rational values. Man as rational animal Man survives by rational thought. He is not guided by instinct. The wolves teach the man-cub how to live as wolves live, and they recognize this in the movie. They cannot teach the man-cub to live as a man. The wolves recognize this, but modern intellectuals do not recognize this. Terra forming Man operates between and among collectives. Synopsis, After a threat from the tiger, Sher Khan, forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named, Mowgli, embarks on a journey of self discovery with the aid of the panther, Bagheera, and the free spirited bear, Baloo. Characters Mowgly, Neel Sethi Bahgeera, Ben Kingsley Shere Khan, Idris Elba Baloo, Bill Murry Kaa, Scarlett Johansson King Louie, Christopher Walken Akela, Giancarlo Esposito Notes: Socia
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