"Thanks, Hilde! As a funny aside, I think I've been on the intertubes too long. When I got the email that you had responded to the thread I was braced for an attack. How nice to have a civil, rational discussion of something. I feel guilty for…"
"The humans do use amazing technology for science and research, and that tech is inevitably shown to be pointless. They could study and research all they want, but ultimately they had to throw off the technology and "be one" with Pandora.…"
"I enjoyed Avatar as well, although it did trigger a sort of unexpected feminist rant in me. I am pretty tired of seeing women represented as more innately "spiritual" and "intuitive". It irks me. But it certainly was pretty and…"
"@Loren I saw "Moon" with Sam Rockwell recently, and it wasn't that bad, but much like "Solaris" it was more of a character study on the moon. But it definitely wasn't showing science or technology in a negative light,…"
"There do seem to be a rash of late of "sci-fi" movies that really turn out to be anti-scirntist, pro-spiritualist garbage and it makes me insane. "Nine" is a good example. That was such a disappointment to me. And Avatar...…"
Hi to Jennifer at Lake Placid. Welcome to this great meeting place with its rational people who recognise religion for the superstition and fraud that it is --- and that God and gods are nothing but fictions inside people's heads.
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