All Blog Posts Tagged 'Violence' (4)

Religion and Violence

I was thinking, (something I have an uncontrollable propensity to do), about how all religions claim to be peaceful, but all seem to condone murder (with the exception of Janists).  Not only in their religious texts, but also in their literature.  In the Chronicals of Narnia, the first time the children meet Aslan, he teaches them to kill.  And lets not even discuss the "Left Behind" series.  It has been my general experience that when someone tells you how loving, wonderful, and peaceful…

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Added by Doug Reardon on July 24, 2011 at 5:29pm — 3 Comments

TERRORIST ATTACK IN NORWAY!!

Fortunately it seems as if no one has been killed...but I wonder who committed the bombing? Why does one suspect it as retaliation for the Muhammad cartoons? So much with "peace and tolerance"

Edit: it seems as if at least one person has been killed with scores injured.

Norway: Blast near prime minister's office in Oslo…

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Added by Sassan K. on July 22, 2011 at 11:00am — 16 Comments

Scientology Leader David Miscavige and Violence

Tampa Bay is Adjacent to Clearwater Florida. In case you don't know, Clearwater is virtually the capital of Scientology. As a result Tampa has an interest is what is going on at the neighbors house. www.Tampabay.com has written a story about the abuse of David Miscavige directed toward his staff. Miscavige is noted as the "worldwide ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion:" This is not the first report, and it… Continue

Added by Gaytor on June 22, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Make War, Not Love: Violence, Sexuality, and Christianity.



"Could you read the back of this box and tell me if there's any sexual content in this movie?"



The woman across the counter from me holds out the DVD expectantly, and I take it. It's Saw II, part of the now 5-movie franchise which makes a point of being unnecessarily gory. I locate the rating so lovingly bestowed upon the film by the MPAA.



"It's rated R, for gore, violence, and language mostly."



"But no sex,… Continue

Added by Laura on March 2, 2009 at 1:30am — 31 Comments

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