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Old 01-15-2010, 06:50 AM
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http://movies.yahoo.com/news/movies....masterpiece-ap

There is one link if you havent heard about it (article) so you can read it.

In my opinion nature can give us more than pope and his religion and they say the navi are worshiping nature and they are afraid ppl will also start to worship it x.x, havent heard biggest crap for a long time. The navi rather understands nature and its value and giving it proper respect as a being and not ®worshiping®. Nature can also give us lot more than just wood and food but pope fear that ppl will realize that he is a big lie and unneeded.
And pope is more concearned about loosing his worshipers rather than figuring how to make better world and respecting ppl around him.

So this is my opinion, could write more but will keep it short and simple =) ... whats your opinion ppl? Agree with him?
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Old 01-15-2010, 08:21 AM
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Power, my opinion is power what takes over peoples mind.

Those navi's are like wood elves, and again I can only refere to the forgotten realms:
"Wood elves are the most populous of the elven races. Wood elves see themselves guardians of the Tel-quessir forest homes that were largely abandoned after the Crown Wars and before the Retreat, but unlike most Tel-quessir they do not view themselves as a people apart from the rest of FaerŻn."



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Old 01-15-2010, 10:23 AM
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Pantheism and panentheism are too closely related to paganism (an umbrella term) for the Papacy's liking. Of course the Papacy feels the need to criticize it - the Papacy hardly have a good track record for tolerating other religions/ideas that conflict their position as a vested interest.
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That movie was...
unnecessarily long
and avatarded
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I recon its a kinda anti amercian Gun'ho flame type of film as in its more political being as in amercia to the rest of the world go 'PewPew' then later ask the questions.
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Though it was longer than I expected, it was a good movie with, while some would call it predictable, a plot that has enough twists to keep you interested most of, if not the entire, time.

It does not inspire people to worship nature in any way. The papacy has only very rarely said something that is worth listening to. They denounced Harry Potter because "it teaches children to believe in magic" which it doesn't. Any child who reads that series knows that it isn't real.
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Catholicism, and Christianity in general, is routed in Paganism, and the first chapter of the bible calls humanity to be stewards of the earth. I don't see how we don't appreciate nature.

Also, why can't Catholics criticize a movie? It's called a review. The Vatican Newspaper contains individual opinions, not dogma. Not sure why you feel the need to attack the pope either. I really doubt he's even seen Avatar or made any mention of it.
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well Christianity has a tendency to get it their way, so before we know it Christianity in general will probably start playing wow and do hardcore pvp, i bet the pope will be the guild leader for the alliance of the Christians
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ah, blackfang be careful. The pope would be the leader of the "Hall of Catholic League" as the pope is roman catholic, my good forum friend.
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Catholicism, and Christianity in general, is routed in Paganism
It's been quick to denounce its roots over the ages - in Christianity's earlier and darker ages its philanthropic missionaries so graciously rid barbaric 'civilisations' of their misguided faiths.
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