Ok, this is the last time I'll talk about this (I think), but you really have to read this article, it's not long and it's got the topic NAILED! Especially the part where he writes:
"And so I defend Harry. Then, when I'm done defending him, I have to defend myself from questions like, "You seem to really be invested in these books. Don't you think they have too much of a hold on you? Why are you so obsessed with them? Don't you think you should be reading the Bible and not Harry Potter?"