Star Wars tries to make young people hate God

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  1. Ree Yees

    Ree Yees Jedi Youngling star 5

    Apr 6, 2000
    Of course I don't believe in that ridiculous thread title, but check out this page:

    I can't believe that actual people actually write such stuff.

  2. GrandMoffTarkin

    GrandMoffTarkin Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 22, 2001
    [face_laugh] HA HA HA [face_laugh]

    Thank you!
    I needed a good laugh!

    Under "offence to God, ESB"
    "Pray [to me - Vader] that I don't alter [the deal for the cloud city] any further."

    While I realise that some people may agree with this and be offended by what I've said, I doubt any of them are here. ;)
  3. Mr_Whills

    Mr_Whills Jedi Youngling star 1

    Apr 1, 2001
    Have these people got nothing else better to do? Seems like paranoia to me.
  4. Tropical_Plumber

    Tropical_Plumber Jedi Padawan star 4

    Oct 24, 2001
    Beware parents! ANH has "series of alein (sic) 'monsters' "! ESB contains "inappropriate touching"! And worst of all, TPM contains "statue nudity"! (dun dun DUN!!!!)

    Holy sugar. These people need to find a better way to spend their time. For starters they could stop beating their children with Bibles and step out into the real world.
  5. Bandit-Jedi

    Bandit-Jedi Jedi Youngling star 2

    Dec 4, 2001
    okay, that is really reaching. I can't believe people can survive in this world with that 14th century mentality.

    Very lame!

    May The Force Be With You!
  6. Commander Antilles

    Commander Antilles Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Jul 21, 1999
    Star Wars, Harry Potter, and no doubt Lord of the Rings soon...why is it that the fundamentalists (who do not represent normal Christians, I should add) always have to attack anything that becomes popular?
  7. Warlord_Ken

    Warlord_Ken Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Dec 2, 2000
    what a load of bs.

    I hate the way some religious people try to set themselves up as goody-goody and think that everyone has to think the same way they think.
  8. Ariana Lang

    Ariana Lang Jedi Youngling star 5

    Oct 10, 1999
    As a 16 year old Christian, let me tell you how lame that is. That's almost as lame as all the crap on What a bunch of narrow minded extremests.
  9. Ariana Lang

    Ariana Lang Jedi Youngling star 5

    Oct 10, 1999
    16 years old?? I've been 17 for six months! Huh...I must really be tired.
  10. opium

    opium Jedi Padawan star 4

    Nov 6, 1999
    :D i forget my age too!

    ugh, that's too ridiculous and boring to read. maybe they just have waay too much spare time on their hands.
  11. Norrad_Roff

    Norrad_Roff Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Feb 26, 2001
    RAOTFLMAO [face_laugh]

    Surely these people are missing the point. SW is fundamentally about the struggle between good and evil, and the final redemption of a 'sinner'.

    I really liked those cute little 'wisdom' graphs.

    If you read any dictionary it will tell you that wisdom means: Enlightened understanding of what is true or right, usually aquired through long experience, as distinguished from a partial or specialised knowledge. OR Common sense, sagacity, good judgment

    Clearly the author(s) do not have good judgment and have let their faith cloud their vision.
  12. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Oct 11, 2000
    If God knew these kind of people are using his name to protest something like this...he'd turn athiest. I'm Catholic...and my head hurts just reading this crap! I'm having visions (that's a sin by the way) of some fanatical christian group sitting around watching SW with notepads keeping track of every moment they find offensive. The fun part was reading through the lists and picking out which scenes they were refering to. The only nice thing they had to say was that apparently (with the exception of Palpatine and Maul) we are a form of "clean violence."

    On a side note...Ariana Lang forgetting her own age (I've done it to) but as was said to me...I share with you: "Ha, Ha, Ha, you're a dork" :)
  13. Mar17swgirl

    Mar17swgirl Chosen One star 7

    Dec 26, 2000
    I can't believe this... ::shakes her head:: I'm a deeply-believing Roman Catholic, but this thing was a TOTAL CRAP!!! I mean, Star Wars is a FANTASY! It's not a Bible or anything... And there were a few points when I couldn't decide whether to laugh or cry...

    series of alein 'monsters' -- aside from misspelled "alien", this was considered as (quote) "Wanton Violence/Crime". So does that mean that every time an alien appears in a movie it's a CRIME?
    female anatomy ghosting through thin clothing -- LOL, I bet that's reference to Leia and her senatorial dress... [face_laugh] :p
    levitation -- where there is levitation in ANH? ?[face_plain] Is there a point I missed?

    gutting a dead animal for warmth -- that was a CRIME??? :eek:
    glimpse of mutilated scalp -- do you remember seeing a mutilated scalp? ?[face_plain] I don't...
    "sword" fights with amputation and decapitation -- OK, we've seen amputation, but decapitation??? ::tries desperately to remember where she saw decapitation in TESB:: Sorry, I can't remember any... ;)
    one use of the three/four letter word vocabulary -- "Then I'll see you in hell!" :p LOL!
    inappropriate touching -- "Sorry, sweetheart. Haven't got time for anything else..." ;) :cool: :D

    threatening-looking alien "monsters" -- again, this was considered a Violence/Crime... ::shakes her head:: Oh boy...
    threats with a firearm -- when? ?[face_plain] Oh, they meant the thermal detonator... :p
    death -- which one? ;)
    rationalization of a lie and encouragement to lie -- I understand the "rationalization" part ("...a certain point of view"), but encouragement???
    partial nudity -- LOL! [face_laugh] Leia's slave girl bikini... [face_laugh]
    Murder/Suicide (M)(4): none noted -- ROTFLOL!!! This is hilarious... and Vader DIDN'T throw Palpy down that shaft, nooo, never... your eyes were deceiving you... ;)

    exceptionally evil character -- uhm, I guess they meant Maul... Force, Vader was more evil...
    a small issue of a little boy's arrogance against mother's authority re: going to bed (sound familiar?) -- now I don't get this. I know that Shmi had to call Anakin twice, but he couldn't go right after the first call, because Qui-Gon was cleaning his cut!
    Scant clothing -- where for Force's sake? ?[face_plain] Boy, I wonder what will they say after AOTC... ;)
    repeatedly equating "the force" with God's Will and His Control -- well DUH, the Force is their (the Jedi's) view on the God... However you want to call God; the Life, the Spirit, the Father, the Love, the Way, the Light,.... the Force. :)
    graphic murder by sabre (impalement through body) -- THAT was graphic? [face_laugh] Please, there wasn't even blood... ::shakes her head::

    I think I'm going to write them an e-mail... This is ridiculous...

    P.S.: You know what? I think we ALL should write them an e-mail... Here's their address: Write them an e-mail and tell them your opinion on this. :D
  14. Lonewolf89

    Lonewolf89 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Sep 26, 2001
    [face_laugh] ROTFL!!! [face_laugh]
  15. Padawan92

    Padawan92 Jedi Padawan star 4

    Jan 22, 2001
    I don't think any one who is right in their mind would think of such a thing. I'm a "kid" kind of and I don't hate God.
  16. GoldenVeila

    GoldenVeila Jedi Master star 4

    Aug 16, 2001
    [face_laugh] That is just...pathetic. I am a 16 year old Christian (yes, I really am, I'm not mistaking myself for 17...but yeah that has happened to me, forgetting my age :) )
    Anyway, that was the most ridiculous article I have ever, ever read. Inappropriate touching, huh. Tch, lol. *rolls eyes* And no murder in RotJ, huh. Hehehe...and by the way, what glimpse of a mutilated scalp? ?[face_plain]
  17. GrandMoffTarkin

    GrandMoffTarkin Jedi Knight star 5

    Jun 22, 2001
    The mutilated scalp is Vader's head when he's in that chamber on the Executer and Piet(?) interrupts.

    As for the decapitation...? ?[face_plain]

    DARTH_CORLEONE Jedi Padawan star 4

    Oct 26, 2001
    Well, they don't seem to have any problems with talking robots, life on other planets not mentioned in the Bible, children of different species associating with eachother, 8-foot bipedal hairy animals with no pants, the use of a Biblical name (Luke), 2-foot bipedal hairy animals with no pants, and lobster-men who give orders, all of which graphically denounce Biblical creed. So how bad can they be?
  19. Warlord_Ken

    Warlord_Ken Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Dec 2, 2000
    I think everything they say is stupid or dumb. I don't even care about whether it offends God or not, it may or may not, but what we need to tell them is this: LUCAS DID NOT ALWAYS/NECESSARILY HAVE GOD IN MIND WHEN HE CREATED STAR WARS.

    Plus, when that pathetic article denounces SW for violence, I'd like to tell them this: Wake up! It's a freakin WAR, for crying out loud! Yeah I'm sure the authors do not support the Holy Crusades, eh?

    Get with the the times, people!
  20. Kenneth-Morgan

    Kenneth-Morgan Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jul 6, 2000
    On the other hand, back in '77 I bought (and still have) a book called "The Force of STAR WARS" which looks at the film as a Christian allegory. It's a very interesting read, and the author clearly likes the movie.

    While there are any number of movies out there that certainly look demonically-inspired, the STAR WARS series ain't one of them.
    And I'm an conservative, evangelical Christian saying that.
  21. Jedi Greg Maddux

    Jedi Greg Maddux Jedi Knight star 6

    Aug 3, 1999
    Ha, that's the biggest load of bullcrap I've read in a long time.

    They even had the indecency to make a critique of Bond (specifically The World Is Not Enough). [face_plain]

  22. Darth Gleng

    Darth Gleng Jedi Youngling star 3

    Jun 17, 1999

    Also, if they were paying so much attention, why then under ROTJ:

    Drugs/Alcohol (D):
    none noted

    Wasn't Jabba smoking a bong in pretty much every scene he was in ;)
  23. Arabwel

    Arabwel Jedi Youngling star 2

    Sep 20, 2001
    I pity those people...

    (Oddball with odd habits)
  24. obi_wan_kanathan

    obi_wan_kanathan Jedi Padawan star 4

    May 10, 2001
    LOL, some people can be pretty weird. If they think that ANH deserved almost a ten in Sex/Homosexuality then I wonder what they would rate a movie like Austin Powers? [face_laugh]
  25. asukadagger

    asukadagger Jedi Youngling

    Dec 15, 2001
    I should submit this to Portal of Evil.

    HAHAHAHAHA!!!! That page is either trying to take itself seriously, or someone has too much time on their hands.

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