welcome to the CoG network!
Colony of Gamers

Go Back   Colony of Gamers > Life Off Colony > P&R Arena

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-04-2012, 01:20 PM   #1
Warrior of Light
Cyndair's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Believeland, OH
Posts: 2,757
Collision: Christopher Hitchens vs. Douglas Wilson

We watched this film recently at my church and it fostered some great discussion.

The documentary COLLISION pits leading atheist, political journalist and author Christopher Hitchens (God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything) against fellow author and evangelical theologian Pastor Douglas Wilson on a debate tour arguing the topic “Is Religion Good For The World?”. Lives and worldviews collide as Hitchens and Wilson wittily and passionately argue the timeless question, proving to be perfectly matched intellectual, philosophical, and cinematic rivals.
I thought the film makers did a great job of representing both sides. If you are looking for a definitive "winner" to the debate, I think you will be disappointed. However, if you want to understand the other side of the argument a bit better and perhaps strengthen your own beliefs, I think it's worth the time to watch and ponder.

Anyway, I thought this might be something that you guys would enjoy.
PSN: Cyndair
Steam: rpete765
Nintendo ID: rypete
Cyndair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2012, 11:12 PM   #2
Ultima Thulian
Ultima Thulian's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: New Martinsville, WV
Posts: 4,213
Send a message via AIM to Ultima Thulian
I enjoyed this movie, and I love me some Hitchens. My favorite part is the little interactions between Hitchens and Wilson. It's as if their personalities make them border-line friends, but their ideologies act as a fence. It's a nice, overlooked flick.
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare. - Voltaire

Ultima Thulian is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:09 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
// Google Analytics - Must remain as a separate script // External Source Executed