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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by OxymoronP View Post
    The Catholic church is a bastion of hypocrisy,corruption and pursuit of power. They dont represent Christian values, nor are they representation of Christianity in general.
    At least now I know what I am dealing with...

    ...and have full justification for not taking you seriously at all when it comes to this particular topic.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Dr_Patrick View Post
    Regardless, the Vatican did release a press statement, if I recall, deeming the movie harmless.
    As they should. There was nothing negative on the Vatican in the movie. In the Da Vinci Code the Vatican was only attacked by association. It is made clear the group of rouge priests in the story are acting outside of the knowledge of the Pope and College of Cardinals.
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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    What a ludicrous statement. If I bash the man standing next to me am I bashing ALL MEN? Are you impacted by my bash?
    False analogy. If you bash men in general, are you not bashing the man standing next to you? If you bash the man by attacking the core of his masculinity, are you not bashing all men?

    If I bash Catholics for something specific to Catholics does that mean I am also bashing Lutherans, Protestants, Mormons, Baptists, Episcopalians, Anglican's, and Messianic Judaist's?
    If it is a commonly shared belief between them all, then yes, you are.

    But I am not in this thread to defend the catholic church so when your vitriol gets knee deep, I will just gracefully bow out before you guys get to mouthfoaming too hard over it all.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    What lies in Christianity is is based on? It is founded on the idea that the Catholic church is holding secrets to keep power over Christians. The catholic church does not equate to Christianity. One is a governing body of a denomination and the other is an entire religion.

    Of course no one wants to be told they are being lied to. The fact is though that their religious belief in Jesus and the Trinity is not complicated. Jesus is never shown as not divine and not the son of god.
    Good grief. No wonder you think those films don't bash Christianity.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Major US film distributors are concerned first and foremost with making money. Controversy really has little to do with it, unless that somehow negatively effects the money aspect. The subject of Charles Darwin isn't really controversial enough to do that considering the level of controversy that some films with major distributors have had in the past.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    At least now I know what I am dealing with...

    ...and have full justification for not taking you seriously at all when it comes to this particular topic.
    We? As in Catholic Church appologists?


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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Gibberish View Post
    I'm getting the impression that the mere fact that a church is present in the movie is what is "touchy" to you. The context and how the church is involved in the story line is meaningless.
    Then you are getting the wrong impression. But let's not let anything like objectivity and honest toward my posts get in the way of you winding up your vitriol.

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Good grief. No wonder you think those films don't bash Christianity.

    Not able to counter anything I said. Noted.
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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by OxymoronP View Post
    We? As in Catholic Church appologists?
    I don't recall using the word "we".

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    Re: Charles Darwin film 'too controversial for religious America'

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Then you are getting the wrong impression. But let's not let anything like objectivity and honest toward my posts get in the way of you winding up your vitriol.
    I've been trying to get to the root of what exactly is "touchy" to you. Please share what in Angels & Demons and/or the Last Temptation of Christ you found as an attack on Christianity.
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