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2005-02-11 09:40:52 AM  
I heard "The Passion of the Christ" was recut with scenes of SpongeBob pleading tolerance among all people. In a scene of startling comPassion, he soaks up Jesus' blood and turns from yellow into red. Although he changed colors on the outside, it highlights that we are all sponges on the inside. Very moving and more believable than the original release.
 
2005-02-11 09:40:57 AM  
Ahh. The haters are out in force already.

Whahhh. it's too violent.

O.K. here's a version with less violence shown.

Whahhh. you hypocrite, why dont you show it the way it really was.


Face it. You just like bashing christians.
 
2005-02-11 09:41:32 AM  
Kinda like a Cliffnotes to Christ, eh?
 
2005-02-11 09:41:45 AM  
TurnerBrown-

It's fun because it's easy
 
2005-02-11 09:42:38 AM  
amoricanCrowe

How is he a troll? Isnt his arguement at the center of this thread topic?
 
2005-02-11 09:43:44 AM  
Nice post Dennis, I watched that about a week ago.
 
2005-02-11 09:44:05 AM  
Face it. You just like bashing christians.

Yeah. Bashing mindless sheep is fun.
 
2005-02-11 09:44:20 AM  
I am by no means a religious person. I thought the movie was amazing. We watched it in a world religion class and the teacher, a jew, said it was not antisemetic at all. He also claimed it follows the new testament closely. Why are there so many "this is a bad, evil and inaccurate movie" claims here?
 
2005-02-11 09:44:20 AM  
TurnerBrown: excellent strawman! Kudos!
 
2005-02-11 09:44:45 AM  
GIS for "the most powerful man in Hollywood":

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2005-02-11 09:47:09 AM  
"Yeah. Bashing mindless sheep is fun."


Bwahahahahahahahahhhh.

I bow down to My intellectual superior teen age rebels who say shaite like that.


Snort.
 
2005-02-11 09:47:41 AM  
From the artical---
"dubbed Hollywood's most powerful figure since the huge success of the low-budget, graphically gory film"

Is this Gibson or George Romero?
Actually, Passion is a lot like a Romero movie...

go figure!
 
2005-02-11 09:48:40 AM  
I want a version where Jesus looks up and says, "Father, why hast thou forsaken me?", and God looks down and says, "Holy Smokes, he's right. I'm an idiot. My son's death serves naught but a symbolic purpose, which means I'm the one requiring his death, which means I don't really need it to happen! I could simply erase sin from the earth and bring all souls to Heaven if I wanted to -- I'm all-powerful! I can do anything I want! I'm going to erase Satan from existence and create Paradise throughout the Universe...

NAAAAAHHHH..."
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2005-02-11 09:49:04 AM  
2005-02-11 09:37:47 AM Dennis_Moore

excellent reference
 
2005-02-11 09:49:28 AM  
Passion Lite - Half the ..., All the ...
 
2005-02-11 09:49:33 AM  
Damn. I misspelled "Intellectually" on a post and am a Christian. I must be a moran.

Snort.
 
2005-02-11 09:50:03 AM  
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2005-02-11 09:50:14 AM  
Yeah. Bashing mindless sheep is fun

I see the mindless sheep as the ones who are blindly loyal only to their own delusions of pseudo-intellectual superiority.
 
2005-02-11 09:51:08 AM  
well we all know violence and religion never mix.
 
2005-02-11 09:51:40 AM  
Re:Face it. You just like bashing christians.

And Christians would never point their fingers at others and judge them unfairly.
They're so tolerant of all people.
 
2005-02-11 09:52:33 AM  
"I want a version where Jesus looks up and says, "Father, why hast thou forsaken me?", and God looks down and says, "Holy Smokes, he's right. I'm an idiot. My son's death serves naught but a symbolic purpose, which means I'm the one requiring his death, which means I don't really need it to happen! I could simply erase sin from the earth and bring all souls to Heaven if I wanted to -- I'm all-powerful! I can do anything I want! I'm going to erase Satan from existence and create Paradise throughout the Universe..."

Yes, but then how would God know who the good people were going to be who would worship him ? He'd need to be omniscient or someth... oops.
 
2005-02-11 09:52:44 AM  
Everybody wants to save the children, but no one asks the children if they want to be saved.
 
2005-02-11 09:52:46 AM  
"
I bow down to My intellectual superior teen age rebels who say shaite like that."

Yea. because teenagers are the only ones who see the faults in chrisanity. tips. most people in the world arnt christains. its not just athehiest who laugh at the christian relgion.
 
2005-02-11 09:53:13 AM  
TurnerBrown: You just like bashing christians.

No, just the fundie nut bags.
 
2005-02-11 09:54:35 AM  
anyone remember this?

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2005-02-11 09:54:42 AM  
2005-02-11 09:51:08 AM crazycooter
well we all know violence and religion never mix.


Sounds kinda like a song by loverboy....

/south park
 
2005-02-11 09:54:51 AM  
stubacka

He's a troll because his choice of words are inflamatory versus thoughtful - as in, full of thought. Ad hominem attacks (i.e., "you're dumb") don't really spark much debate which, contrary to your question, does NOT really seem to be at the heart of this thread.

He called me (Christians) "too dumb" and I called him a troll. Touche`.

Peace.
 
2005-02-11 09:55:03 AM  
Is this really anything to mock? What does anyone get out of talking about how bad this is? A lot of people don't like violent movies so Mel Gibson made this more accessible to them. Is that so bad? Maybe some of you don't know this but part of christianity is telling others about one's faith. I believe he's done this very well. He just wants people to see it. Otherwise why would he make the movie?
 
2005-02-11 09:55:58 AM  
as far as 'sheep' go.......

Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, and Albert Einstein all believed in God.

They are far more intelligent than anyone posting on fark. Probably more intelligent than all of us put together.

I'm gonna have to go with them.
 
2005-02-11 09:56:47 AM  
A lot of people don't like violent movies so Mel Gibson made this more accessible to them.

This is kinda like how Sting produces Muzak versions of his old police songs!!!
 
2005-02-11 09:57:06 AM  
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2005-02-11 09:57:09 AM  
GodsTumor,


Add the word some before Christians and you would not look so intolerant and predjudiced yourself.


and yes, Most professing Christians are poor example of their faith. I am sorry that they have treated you so poorly that you could feel like a tumor. They are wrong, yes we are all sinners, but they are just as much as you. there is no heirarchy of sins.
 
2005-02-11 09:57:25 AM  
First: The movie wasn't any more violent that it needed to be accurate to the belief. The edited isn't any less violent than needed to make the point.

Second: The depiction of Jews wasn't nearly as bad as the typical depiction of christian groups, islamic groups, or any other religious groups (including athiests, even though not exactly a religion or church).

Finally: Mindless sheep don't always read the bible. Bashing religion is far from making you a rebel. Nice try, though.

Just let it go.

/not a christian
//didn't like the movie either
 
2005-02-11 09:58:58 AM  
Fark Jesus
 
2005-02-11 09:59:39 AM  
Somebody needs to tell me I'm selfish and stubborn for not believing in "god".
 
2005-02-11 09:59:52 AM  
Jesus build my hot rod.
 
2005-02-11 10:00:24 AM  
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2005-02-11 10:00:38 AM  
I haven't bothered to watch this yet, no moral objections, Gibson took liberties with the story, big deal, as powerful as it may be, and it's just a story, from what I've seen it looks pretty heavy handed and manipulative, but then again that's what religion is all about.

I'd like to note that this looks like a transparent cash-in, and Easter is a pagan festival that was celebrated long before god's dead kid got tacked onto it. And that it takes about three days for someone to die from crucifixion, so the only real way to make the story plausible is to add a lot of additional trauma to account for J snuffing it, or he survived and was resuscitated or zombies or magic or whatever the fark.

That said the BBC's recent series of documentaries in remembrance of the holocaust has really given me an appetite for seeing Jews get murdered, I might check this out. What's the betting that the cut version gets a dvd release too.
 
2005-02-11 10:00:43 AM  
SilenceEchoed

You are spot on IMHO! Nicely done.
 
2005-02-11 10:00:49 AM  
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2005-02-11 10:00:54 AM  
Fark Jesus

How utterly original. Mr. internet tough D00d insults Jesus. Tell me, what has he done to you?
 
2005-02-11 10:01:42 AM  
Mr. Clarence Butterworth,

I do not believe in god either, but I have always had a strong feeling that I am wrong.
 
2005-02-11 10:02:05 AM  
"I want a version where Jesus looks up and says, "Father, why hast thou forsaken me?", and God looks down and says, "Holy Smokes, he's right. I'm an idiot. My son's death serves naught but a symbolic purpose, which means I'm the one requiring his death, which means I don't really need it to happen! I could simply erase sin from the earth and bring all souls to Heaven if I wanted to -- I'm all-powerful! I can do anything I want! I'm going to erase Satan from existence and create Paradise throughout the Universe..."

I want a school where I can skip class, party all the time, and not study, and get straight a's with no effort on my own. Damn life on earth sucks, it should be the way I want it to be.
 
2005-02-11 10:02:19 AM  
"Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, and Albert Einstein all believed in God."

Really? I have a slightly different quote from Al.

"A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy,
education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary.
Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of
punishment and hope of reward after death.
~ Albert Einstein"
 
2005-02-11 10:02:59 AM  
"Jesus Chainsaw Massacre" doesn't make me chuckle.

"Jesus Christ Chainsaw Massacre" does though.
 
2005-02-11 10:03:06 AM  
TurnerBrown: You just like bashing christians.

Yep.
 
2005-02-11 10:03:40 AM  
... part of chritianity is telling others about one's faith.

Part of being philosophical and intellectual is discussing ideas with others. Someone gifted in these pursuits also rejects contradictory or fallacious concepts. Sometimes, tact is lost in these moments.

The difference is, being rude results in hurt feelings. Being Christian has all-to-often resulted in pointless deaths throughout history.
 
2005-02-11 10:03:51 AM  
James Bong: Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking, and Albert Einstein all believed in God.

What color is the sky on your world?

Hawking and Einstein are/were agnostics (although hawking was at one time a Deist) and Newton was an atheist - he pretended to be a believer so the church wouldn't burn him.
 
2005-02-11 10:04:00 AM  
just saw the south park episode "passion of the jew". it was great. i loved how they portrayed mel gibson, as a religiously insane maniac. like he really is.

Eh. Stone and Parker have no sense of subtlety. Anyone they disagree with is portrayed in a ridiculously over the top manner that just comes off as reflecting poorly upon Stone and Parker, not upon the person so portrayed.

For example, I don't disagree that Mel Gibson has some wacky beliefs. However, I sincerely doubt that Mel Gibson flinging his own feces around uncontrollably is "like he really is". Yet the South Park conclusion is essentially, "We shouldn't bother paying attention to a guy who flings his own feces around".
 
2005-02-11 10:04:04 AM  
servo1234567

It is something to mock, because (1)it was rather inflammitory towards Jews, (2)Mel, I believe, took a few too many liberties with the story which will become fused with Christian theology, (3)it was put into the public, and therefore can be rightfully critisized as well as praised (4)I don't like Christians shoving their beliefs down my throat. In this case, I don't have to see the movie. That's my choice. But in general, I don't like people telling me about how I'm going to hell but they know this wonderful person who may or may not have lived, died, and lived again 2000 years ago that can "save" me. I'm too interested in observing my world and deciding for myself...
 
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