Originally Posted by KC Fish
Yeah. I can definitely understand that. They were quite brash in their scientific defiance of religion. There was one point when Walter was talking to a priest that almost had me giggling at the bias on display. The X-Files used to play on that, but was always careful not to completely dismiss or make fun of the idea of religion. They even threw in a religious episode now and then with Scully, and toyed with religious elements showing both sides. Fringe whipped out a scientific cock and pissed all over it with a jolly laugh...
I liked it...
I thought it was a little more conciliatory than that. First off, Walter going off was about a single arcane [if sensationalized in entertainment] aspect of one religion [exorcism perhaps being misdignosed transferrence of the energy of the dying for those who didn't watch]. Then Walter admitting that in the end he has any number things he has to take on faith as well at the end.
- I need Malcolm. You're too Martin. Know what they did to him, they killed him. . .
- Didn't they kill Malcolm too?
- No, no, no, they say that. But ain't nobody seen the body since the funeral.
- That's how funerals work.