Skip to comments.‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is atheist, Communist propaganda
Posted on 12/27/2015 7:25:08 PM PST by presidio9
The Christmas Eve showing of âItâs a Wonderful Lifeâ may be intended to make you believe in the importance of even an ordinary personâs life, but underneath that, what are the filmâs secret hidden messages, the ones that become apparent only after two or three eggnogs? Letâs mull over some of the wackier possibilities.
Itâs a salute to atheism. Itâs âthe least religious but most humanist film you could ever see,â said David Wilson in The Guardian, because it suggests people should fix their problems on Earth rather than waiting for God to help out. Regarding Jimmy Stewartâs character George Bailey, Wilson notes: âEven if he does at one point pray to God, [Bailey] is not religious at all, but simply a man trying to find transcendence in the routine of his life and in his duties to his family, friends and community .â.â. [director] Frank Capra .â.â. had a lifelong apathy towards his Catholic upbringing, and
Itâs Commie propaganda. A 1947 memo by the FBI containing interviews with Hollywood types, which became of interest to the House Un-American Activities Committee, stated, âWith regard to the picture âItâs a Wonderful Lifeâ, [REDACTED] stated in substance that the film represented a rather obvious attempt to discredit bankers by casting Lionel Barrymore as a âscrooge-typeâ so that he would be the most hated man in the picture.â This, according to these sources, is a common trick used by Communists. The pressure eased up when a witness liked by the HUAC, ex-Communist screenwriter John Charles Moffitt, testified
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Georges trust was betrayed by his alcoholic uncle, not by Potter.
No, Potter stole the money that the uncle left by accident on the counter.
No it isn’t.
Hmmm, in which hamlet would most prefer to raise their children?
Incorrect. Catholics do no believe dead people become angles. No doubt you got that idea from a Protestant screenwriter. Capra resented his Catholic upbringing and was therefore, by definition, a Protestant.
It's all intended to be a simplistic, charming portrayal of how God works his influence on life here on earth.
Yelling and screaming are symptoms of depression leading up to suicidal thoughts. Very realistic.
Editor- Survey..... ( not as charming as we thought it would be)........
The uncle was negligent.
LMAO. I never saw that before!
Dennis Miller looks so weird without a beard.
A vast amount of catholic art portrays men becoming angels, and portrays Peter standing at a gate with wings.
There is also a considerable amount that portrays female angels, which the word of God denies, and human looking angels in ‘heaven.’
Communism is government mandated “charity” at the point of a gun.
Its a Wonderful Life is about the benefits of being a charitable individual.
Ping for tomorrow
He actually looks a lot like someone I used to work with. LOL.
The angels that have wings have had them for at least 6000 years.
Nobody believes angels are dead humans, but how can you be certain of when all the winged angels (if there are any) got their wings?
Its just a bunch of catholic fu fu.
That is plain wrong and a cheap shot. You aren’t going to find a single Catholic magisterial document supporting the position, and there are no grounds for attributing it to Catholicism in the film. Your last sentence is the Catholic position.
Your opening statement makes as much sense as saying that the decision for some one not to sing Amazing Grace on a particular occasion is a bunch of Methodist nonsense.
The money was gone because of Potters crime.
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