SF Tidbits for 11/28/07

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  1. “Philip Pullman, author of The Golden Compass, hits back at critics who accuse him of peddling “candy-coated atheism”. “I am a story teller,” he said. “If I wanted to send a message I would have written a sermon.””

    It is to laugh. Poor man. Poor, poor man.

    I hope he someday repudiates AMBER SPYGLASS, and sits down and writes a real sequel to the first two books, something that actually does tell a story instead of preaching a message. I was expecting the subtle knife to kill God, since that was the prophecy; I was expecting a war in heaven, since that was Asrael’s ambition. Instead we got a sermon on how religion hinders children from having sex, and God is Bad. Huhn?

  2. The three-part series culminates in an epic battle in which God dies – at the hand of a child.

    really? Now i actually want to read this piece of crap….Three part fantasy series though….i will give it some thought.

  3. That’s an interesting claim from Pullman in light of his statement to the Washington Post: “I’m trying to undermine the basis of Christian belief,” says Pullman.

    Wait wait wait…are you accusing Pullman of changing his position??

    Why would he do that?

    I wouldn’t have any thing to do with a movie coming out this Christmas would it?

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