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    Subject: standing up for what you believe in
    Date: Jul 27, 2004
    Sender: Pauline KahneyPrevious | Next

    Vu,
    I really admire your belief that people should stand up for what they believe in and agree with whole-heartedly.
    But this is how people act in a climate of fear. I am from Europe and lived for a year in Madrid in the early 60's, under Franco's dictatorship. Believe me, no one discussed politics outside and the church had a huge influence on people's lives.
    My parents fought against the Nazis and it is easy to see how the Germans were tricked into believing his message in the 1930's and 40's, helped by a strong sense of fear, orchestrated by those in power.
    I don't want this to happen again, but it can, even in the US, right now.

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    I though the movie "Butterfly" was a pretty good pre-civil war movie. It talks about the life on a small boy in Spain during the pre civil war period and how his views about him and the people around him changed as the war gets closer. I like the boy and characters but didn't like the way the movie ends. They shouldn't act like that just because they're afraid of the government. They should stand up for what they believe in, just like Roque's father and don Gregorio. Overall, good movie.






    Comment index:

  • Butterfly   from Debbie M, Dec 6, 2000
  • Beautiful   from Brendan Willy, Dec 14, 2000
  • a civil war from a different view   from Eva, Mar 5, 2002
  • Re: a civil war from a different view   from Khanh, Mar 11, 2002
  • Re: a civil war from a different view   from Mario, Apr 25, 2004
  • Movie Review   from Ashley Steward, Mar 8, 2002
  • Good Movie!   from Huy, Mar 11, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Shinae Kim, Mar 11, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Alina, Mar 11, 2002
  • Comments   from Huong, Mar 11, 2002
  • Comments   from Tsai, Mar 12, 2002
  • Rated 4.899 star   from David S., Mar 12, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Regina Paige, Mar 12, 2002
  • Great Movie   from Wayne (Central-262), Mar 12, 2002
  • Comments   from Vu Nguyen, Mar 12, 2002
  • » standing up for what you believe in «   from Pauline Kahney, Jul 27, 2004
  • Comments - Anthony V. 262!!!   from Anthony V., Mar 14, 2002
  • Mariposa   from Raul Antonio Garcia, May 27, 2002
  • One of the best films ever made   from K.Yinger, May 29, 2004
  • Butterfly   from Debbie M, Dec 6, 2000
  • Beautiful   from Brendan Willy, Dec 14, 2000
  • a civil war from a different view   from Eva, Mar 5, 2002
  • Re: a civil war from a different view   from Khanh, Mar 11, 2002
  • Re: a civil war from a different view   from Mario, Apr 25, 2004
  • Movie Review   from Ashley Steward, Mar 8, 2002
  • Good Movie!   from Huy, Mar 11, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Shinae Kim, Mar 11, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Alina, Mar 11, 2002
  • Comments   from Huong, Mar 11, 2002
  • Comments   from Tsai, Mar 12, 2002
  • Rated 4.899 star   from David S., Mar 12, 2002
  • Butterfly   from Regina Paige, Mar 12, 2002
  • Great Movie   from Wayne (Central-262), Mar 12, 2002
  • Comments   from Vu Nguyen, Mar 12, 2002
  • » standing up for what you believe in «   from Pauline Kahney, Jul 27, 2004
  • Comments - Anthony V. 262!!!   from Anthony V., Mar 14, 2002
  • Mariposa   from Raul Antonio Garcia, May 27, 2002
  • One of the best films ever made   from K.Yinger, May 29, 2004