Do you think Final Fantasy games are anti religion? (SPOILERS for some FF game

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User Info: TheGreatPotato

TheGreatPotato
3 years ago#11
MagiusNecros posted...
TheGreatPotato posted...
Yes, they are. They also love their crystals. But it is a game, so it should not impact you.

Also, I doubt the people who play SMT even know what Gnosticism is, so I doubt they will be affected either.


Gnosticism is the dualistic belief that the material world should be shunned and the spiritual world should be embraced.


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User Info: j-fielding95

j-fielding95
3 years ago#12
Oh boy, religion!
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User Info: TinyTim01

TinyTim01
3 years ago#13
There definitely anti-church, not religion itself. Just the idea of control through religion. Jesus himself hated the church so its not much different.

User Info: OpheliaAdenade

OpheliaAdenade
3 years ago#14
They're just vidya games. I don't think they can be pro or anti anything. If anything, they're against corrupt religions. :u I hope the moral watchdogs aren't trying to say the FF series is trying to turn the impressionable churen into atheists.
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User Info: Some_Static

Some_Static
3 years ago#15
I don't know that the stories are anti-church or anti-religion, but the concept of corruption in powerful institutions is a great motivator. Also, killing gods and the relationship between man and deities is a very common theme in all sorts of popular japanese media.
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User Info: TheTrinity

TheTrinity
3 years ago#16
Does it matter?
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TheTrinity
3 years ago#17
TinyTim01 posted...
There definitely anti-church, not religion itself. Just the idea of control through religion. Jesus himself hated the church so its not much different.


Just to clarify, Jesus hated false religious people and hypocrites, as the "church" was only established after him. Much like the church of our day, sure, but not technically the same thing.
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User Info: darkphoenix181

darkphoenix181
3 years ago#18
TinyTim01 posted...
There definitely anti-church, not religion itself. Just the idea of control through religion. Jesus himself hated the church so its not much different.


wrong. Jesus told his disciples to follow the law of Moses. He also told them to listen to what the Pharisees say just not do what they do because the Pharisees sat in Moses seat and taught what was religously correct, they just didn't practice what they taught.

my reference is the bible
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User Info: Lelouch71

Lelouch71
3 years ago#19
Personally I don't really care. Video games are for fun. I'm a megaten fan and religious people are portrayed as self righteous tyrannical bastards in those games. Hell you actually get to fight and kill God in SMT2. The main titles along with Xenogears make FF look pg in comparison.
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