I Saw "Jesus Camp"

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    I Saw It

    and it scared the CRAP out of me, all these children being brainwashed! I didn't like it one bit, didn't like it at all
    Spiritsinger Spiritsinger
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 18, 2009


    It's been a couple months since I've seen it, but I remember saying "wow" a lot in disbelief as I watched it. My roommate had seen it before and decided we needed to watch it together. I'm an atheist, but I have nothing against Christianity in general (or any other...
    the4thfury the4thfury
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 15, 2007

    I Am Subject Line Impaired

    So, my new roommate came home today with a couple movies and some popcorn.  One of the movies was the documentary about Evangelical Christians in America called "jesus Camp".  Since I have had some pretty questionable experiences with christians and their...
    happyhooker happyhooker
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2007


    I was absolutely horrified when I saw Jesus Camp. How can they do it to the children?!? How is this possible? Fortunately, when I saw it, Jesus Camp had already closed. There's no justification to brainwash children! Children have to have a choice whether or not they want to...
    freelilly freelilly
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2008

    Dishonest To Say The Least

    The movie should be labeled as fiction rather than a documentary. They showed the most extreme .0001% of evangelical Christians, and then blatantly lied saying that that this is how everyone who considers themselves evangelical or evangelists (not the same thing as evangelical...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine
    31-35, M
    Sep 2, 2011

    "Disturbing" Is the Word That Comes to Mind...

    I saw the entire thing in various segments on YouTube. Scary sh*t. These kids are so brainwashed! It's really kind of sad, in a way.... I mean, some of these kids sounded pretty intelligent, but they weren't using their intellect to think for themselves and form their own...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2008

    Saw It!

    Let us hope that these kids will come out of this mostly intact and perhaps some of them will learn the art of skepticism as a result.  Extreme situations like this can often have the opposite impact.  I am an incurable optimist.
    euphemismhere euphemismhere
    Nov 11, 2010
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