My sister and I were almost certain that Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry was real. We wished, even longed for Platform 9 and 3/4 to exist, for that solid wall to let us in to reveal a railway station that led to a world hidden to our muggle eyes and mysterious still.
As a teenager, I did not realize how engaging books in the Harry Potter series were. For the first time, I realized the depth and “realness” the author J K Rowling gave to Continue reading “How Every Movie Ever Made Is Connected to Christmas”
“Even though it is technically stealing copyrighted material, I feel like if one’s intentions are not to actually steal and ruin the lives of the artist, actor, etc. then it should be fine. With that said, I do believe that making copies and distributing them for profit is definitely illegal.
Update: Okay this is a personal struggle of mine. I know downloading is illegal but I can’t bring myself to stop doing it. Partly because I don’t think it is wrong and also partly because my source of entertainment is largely from downloading.”
Thus went the post of a person who started a fierce public discussion by asking whether File-sharing, popularly known as using “Torrents”, is morally right or wrong for Christians. This post received a striking range of comments, many offering support.
One woman though, responded this way-
“If he or she (the creator of the movie or the song) has decided to offer up his or her creation as merchandise to be bought, then it may just be that to properly admire, you need to purchase” it.
Another guy was generously mean –
“Naw dude. You are going straight to hell”.
This post is an invitation to hear just about anybody’s thoughts on this matter – Continue reading “Is It Right For Christians To Use Torrents?”