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AfraidToDie's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by AfraidToDie

It is very simple why atheists ( rational thinkers) can enjoy science fiction and fiction in general. The reason is because the ones we enjoy have at least some thread of plausibility, which invokes imagination no matter your age. The distinction between science fiction and religion is that remote thread of plausibility. Religion offers no thread of plausibility and therefore is a boring theme to any movie or book. Those science fiction movies I like best are those I can at least by some stretch of the imagination I can say “could happen” - Religion, no way does it invoke a thread of even imaginary truth!

Sat, 19 Nov 2011 12:48:26 UTC | #891542