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Beware Hollywood's Religion Porn

Maggie Gallagher writes:

Have you noticed how much of Hollywood is preoccupied with thoughts of God? "Life of Pi" is the latest example of a movie with essentially religious themes. Artists in a postmodern culture are thinking about the relationship between story and truth. Even the movie "Lincoln" is organized around the idea that false narratives can serve the greater good in politics. When the people are bad, the politician must lie or mislead to serve the good. It's rather discomfiting to see so many liberal elites embrace this movie, isn't it?
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1 comments:

Anonymous said...

Am i the only one to notice a sloppy journalistic trend emerging? Perhaps its just an overused word but putting the word porn after your topic, seems like a lazy way of making a statement that you think their is too much , or an abuse of something. The word is overused for starters , and it has the ability to sort of dirty and cheapen everything else it is modifying , ugh now i feel like this comment is sullied.


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