New atheist movie 'The Ledge' evangelizes godlessness

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    New atheist movie 'The Ledge' evangelizes godlessness

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    New atheist movie 'The Ledge' evangelizes godlessness – CNN Belief Blog - CNN.com Blogs
     
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    Well, that looks about as exciting as having two LDS missionaries on your doorstep to tell you about the gospel.
     
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    Some good actors in the film, I might check it out but the storyline sounds like a Lifetime Movie.
     
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    Hmm, interesting, didn't hear about this until now. Interesting also that Matthew Chapman is the great great grandsom on Charles Darwin (If I'm reading this correctly?)


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Chapman_(author)
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    Yeah that's what I was thinking.



    Seems like this director has quite an ego, thinking his movie alone could cause some huge cultural shift of opinion. I'm not sure why he thinks Brokeback Mountain and movies like it have caused people to be accepting of gays, I don't think that's even a marginal reason for it. I think it's caused by people knowing gays, and learning the old boogeyman stories about them are just flat out wrong.


    Personal interaction does the best to end bigotry in my opinion, not movie watching, especially if it's not a documentary of some kind.
     
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    I thought all independent films were about gay cowboys eating pudding.

    I stand corrected.
     
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    So what if we all reject it? Will we go to hell?

    OH, wait...
     
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    It is an atheist movie because it involves one atheist character?
    Are atheists that rare in movies? If so why?
     
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    I'm trying to think of a movie that had an Athiest in a lead role and I cannot think of any.
     
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    I can think of a thousand movies that have no God or atheist theme.
     

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