Dogma - The Walrus and the Carpenter... and God

Today's video is the opening scene of Kevin Smith's film Dogma. In this scene, the angel Loki (played by Matt Damon) beautifully proselytizes a catholic nun into atheism through a persuasive reading of Lewis Carroll's poem The Walrus and the Carpenter as an indictment on organized religion and its corruption.

The deliciousness of the irony is revealed by Loki's best bud Bartleby (played by Ben Affleck), who happens to know something rather crucial and hilarious about Loki, which the nun could not possibly suspect. This irony provides a doubly powerful message about people's gullibility: if you rely on authority and can't think for yourself, someone will fuck with you...




Genius, isn't it? :)
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