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Showing posts from April, 2014

God's Not Dead

I know I said that I would get to reviews on Divergent (and an editorial on the YA boom); The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Lego Movie, the Robocop remake, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, among other movies I've seen thusfar, and I shall in the coming month.

Tonight, though? I'm angry. Really angry. And yes, it's over a movie I just saw.

I should make this clear, though: I'm agnostic. I don't care much for organized religion because I believe that if you do have faith, there's no need for a middle man. One's relationship with God, or Jesus, or whatever deity you profess to should be between you and him. When I was younger, I mostly saw the negative of what organized religion can do (i.e. the support and defense of an illegal and immoral war in the Middle East; denying gays and lesbians their rights because their sexual orientation is considered an affront to morality and religious teaching; etc) and it painted a negative light on organized religion for…