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Posted by punkmonkey75 at on August 27, 2001 at 23:44:42:

Kevin, I'm rather confused about you. I don't know you, so I really can't
make any sort of judgments about what kind of person you are, but I
don't understand how someone who is a devout Catholic can
produce movies so full of vulgarity and obscenities. Do you really feel
that God is pleased with this sort of thing? I have seen all your
movies except the latest, so far, and there are parts that I do enjoy.
You certainly have an ear for good dialogue, but my enjoyment has
been hampered by the constant cursing and sexual crudeness. I
really am digging your Green Arrow series, which proves that you can
spin a good yarn without the profanities, so why chock your films so
full of them? I see all the zombies out there (especially at the
Chicago Con) who try to act and talk just like your movie characters,
and it brings me down. I know you don't owe me any sort of
explanation, but I'd really like to know who the real Kevin Smith is and
if there's some secret justification for all this that I'm just too dense to
grasp. I know the Bible says to not use coarse or crude language
and humor (Ephesians 5: 4 "There should not be among you any
obscenity, foolish talk or coarse jesting, which are out of place...",
Colossians 3: 8 "You should rid yourselves of all such things as
these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your
lips.") , but you obviously interpret that differently than it reads. Clue
me in, here. Obviously I don't think all movies should be bereft of any
foul language as it adds authenticity and conveys intensity, but no
movie ever needs the level of foul language that some of yours
contain, especially when it's used strictly for cheap laughs and shock
value. I'm not singling you out, others do the same, I'm just using this
forum to try to understand you.
So, if you've got the time, please respond. If not, I'm sure one of your
devoted followers will be sure to step in and put me in my place with
some of that clever language they like to use to put down those with
opinions that differ from theirs.

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