Dante's Inferno and Social Media Activism

Baruch student Austin Fisher explains the negative consequences of activism strictly performed over the internet via social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter, as well as using the classical work of 13th century Italian poet Dante Alighieri to further emphasize the importance of true activism.

Video Created by Austin Fischer

Austin Fischer is majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience. He made this piece for ENG 2800: Great Works in Literature with Professor Shelly Eversley. Assigned to find a message within one of the classic texts, he wanted to find something that was relevant to his classmates rather than an obscure remnant of the past.

Music – Mozart Requiem Mass in D Minor (K. 626) Lacrimosa

Cover picture: Dante Alighieri – Sandro Botticelli – Source


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