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December 12th, 2007, 20:04
Originally Posted by JemyM View Post
Yeah, right, because "no other religion (than catholicism) has done more to promote human rights, science and goodwill" and that organization is completely innocent.
The thing is, some Christian groups have called for boycotts, but others have not, instead saying that the issues raised about religion as well as authoritarianism and other stuff, make for a good opportunity to discuss with kids. Also, there are many Christian fans of Pullman's work - they disagree with his ideas but like his stuff. And if you think about it, to simultaneously like CS Lewis, Pullman, and Sartre (as I do) you have to believe that ideas are wonderful things whether or not you agree with them.

The concern about your statements is that they paint it as if *every* Christian element is completely and totally opposed to anyone partaking in Pullman's stuff and considers it a (to use a Catholic term) Mortal Sin. It jst isn't true.

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