[DWJ] Northern Lights movie- very slight spoilers

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Thu Dec 13 02:59:44 EST 2007

I do NOT get how someone who is so influenced by Blake and Milton is 
described as being not religious, or not aware, or whatever it is. I 
totally didn't get the athiest vibe. But I read them ages ago, and I 
REFUSE to reread on account of being traumatised by THAT scene. Not 
going to the movie, either.


deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Minnow wrote:
>> I dunno if that's against list policy though: Deborah?  I'm not 
>> having nor
>> asking for any sort of discussion about religion here, I just wondered
>> whether such discussion were justified by the film -- not one here, 
>> but one
>> elsewhere, as it were.
> Fine with me!  Totally allowed: discussion of religion vis-a-vis
> Pullman, including his self-stated athiesm, his detractor's
> accusations of Satanism, and my claim that nobody could hate CS
> Lewis so much who doesn't love him, too.
> Not allowed: discussions of whether Satanism or Christianity or
> athieism are immoral/illegal/fattening. (Eg. "Melissa, you're a
> Mormon and that makes you smell!" "Yeah, well, Deborah, you're an
> athiest and that makes *you* smell!")
> -deborah
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