Enemy Mine – Book VS Movie

On a far distant planet, at the height of the war between the Dracon Empire and Earth, two military pilots crash in the heat of battle.
One is human, one is Drac. Each is a repulsive alien to the other. Each is a professional warrior, filled with hatred for his blood enemy…
Marooned on a hostile planet, they have a choice. They can complete their missions in a mutual pact of violence and death. Or they can do the most painful thing any Human or Drac has ever done – reach out and begin the new age of understanding that is struggling to be born…

(blurb from back of my book, which I think is also used for the movie)

I finished Enemy Mine by Barry B. Longyear (and David Gerrold) early yesterday morning, and watched the movie that afternoon, so the book was very much fresh in my mind, lol.
Umm, SPOILERS, duh, so watch out after the jump.


Considering that I am atheist…

…There is way too much God in my life!
I wake up, and during my breakfast, I watch Touched By An Angel and 7th Heaven.
Then, I read Little Women, and Mrs March is all like “Lean on the arm of God!!”.
Even reading Enemy Mine, God is there, because they’re always talking about the Shizumaat!
And while I love 7th Heaven (until the parents go batshit crazy), and Enemy Mine has strengthened my relationship with Mickey Mouse,  it means I am constantly thinking about religion!
Which is a pointless cycle, where I always come to the conclusion “I don’t like it.”

Note on my ‘atheism’ : I do actually have spiritual beliefs, so I am not strictly atheist, but ‘agnostic’ doesn’t put across the message that I dislike almost all forms of organised religion.
But on the other hand, atheism could be called a religion.
There needs to be a new word for me *nods*
Aaaand… I made this post after looking at my tag cloud and thinking “I don’t want God’s name that big. I talk about him too much. I don’t like religion, and I don’t want people to think I do by talking about it so much.” =/ *sigh*
If I did talk about religion as much as I think about religion then the word ‘religion’ would be the only one in my tag cloud!