Ct movies has received quite a bit of feedback in recent days about the harry potter franchise, from christians who think the series is harmless fun to those who believe it's straight from the devil. The question has long plagued fans of harry potter: why did the boy wizard name his son after severus snape, a teacher who hated harry's father and had been so cruel to him. Yes, dementors or evil to harry potter and much of the wizarding world, but it really depends on your point of view they aren't good to humanity, but they aren't technically evil they are like dogs, they're controlled by someone and are told what to do but their instincts still remain.
On harry potter, a gamefaqs message board topic titled what did quirrell mean by 'there is no good and evil, there is only power'. The problem of good and evil marian t horvat, phd one of the greatest problems of the harry potter craze, as i see it, is the tremendous confusion between good and evil it is bound to generate among the youth, especially in the already-relativized ambience of our days.
This paper presents an analysis of how good and evil are portrayed and presented in the harry potter series first, there is a description of christian motifs in the series and how these motifs can be compared to certain characters in the books. Good and evil come in all shapes and sizes and aren't necessarily restricted to magic or muggle worlds, either at first, we wonder who could be more evil than the cruel, unloving dursleys and their bullying, slobby son true, they get some competition from wizarding bullies, who like to intersperse.
Evil is evil, and good is good, and good is promoted while evil is not but in the potter series, the line is not so clear the good guys practice white magic, while the bad guys practice the dark arts. However, in july 2009, l'osservatore romano praised the moral stance of the sixth harry potter film, harry potter and the half-blood prince, saying, there is a clear line of demarcation between good and evil and [the film] makes clear that good is right one understands as well that sometimes this requires hard work and sacrifice. For example, an important jewish critique of the harry potter series is the fact the characters are all either good or evil - whereas jewish tradition sees good and evil in all of us, as well as. There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it ― jk rowling, harry potter and the sorcerer's stone. Harry potter and his gang are at your front door wondering if you'd hide them would you i would like to help you, but if you could find someone else to hide you, that would be great.
The greatest evil is found in the person of lord voldemort who, mimicking the snake in eden who ellipses the of good and evil from the forbidden tree's name, tells harry, there is no such thing as good and evil. Voldemort was pure evil from the day he was born, and never once showed any hint of goodness but as the the most evil character in harry potter , he sadly falls one short 1. Much of the conflict centers on good magic (which harry, his parents and friends represent) versus evil magic q: why are the stories so popular a: the stories create an imaginary world that is compelling for children.
Which harry potter villain are you pray to dumbledore you are not umbridge. Harry potter's witchcraft is evil to the core don't upset god by saying it's not and i will punish the world for their evil, and the wicked for their iniquity and i will cause the arrogancy of the proud to cease, and will lay low the haughtiness of the terrible. It's entirely possible that snape killed dumbledore in the name of good, and also possible that he's been helping potter and the order of the phoenix in the name of evil.