The Rite hits theaters today and if you listened to episode 68 – Math of God you’ll remember our discussion was mostly about the possible endings the movie my take. We generally decided it would opt for the less than skeptical approach (to be a diplomatic as possible).
Turns out Sir Anthony Hopkins also had his doubts (yuk yuk). He’s a self-described agnostic, which was news to me. So he wrote a line into the movie that explains his own feelings towards skeptics and doubters. The clip and explanation is available at i09 but they don’t provide an embed code so you’ll have to click through to watch the video there and read his thoughts a little more in depth.
I will say that towards the end of this thoughts he gets a bit close to the “how can we know anything at all?” camp, but he was also speaking off the cuff so I’m all for giving him the benefit of the doubt.