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Frankham BS: Just saw Mel's film... (197* d) RE: BS: Just saw Mel's film... 07 Mar 04


It seems to me that this film was particularly timed to meet
a political objective, that of consolidating the Pseudo-Christian
Right Wing agenda. Anyone willing to bet that Ralph Reed didn't
endorse this flick?

The Pope bowed out gracefully. "It was what it was" but he
didn't say Gibson got it right.

The fundamentalist part of the film is about how Jesus died
for our sins, assuming of course that mankind is somehow devilishly
debased and needs Jesus to be beaten for mankind to become pure.

The depravity and the fall of man is inherently stated in this
film.

The Religious Right has hi-jacked Christianity for it's own
political purposes and the Gibson film bolsters that ideology.
It's fitting that it was released in an election year.

Frank


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