We would be remiss if we scratched out the peaks and valleys of human experience inside fairy tales. Not only would it be highly inaccurate, it would not inspire us to anything.
‘He died a gentleman holding the door for other students’
Teachers, students and coaches demonstrated true courage sacrificial love when faced with incomprehensible evil.
Clint Eastwood’s surprising choice to cast the people who were the real heroes of the Paris attack works beautifully.
In 2015, three friends on a train speeding through France saved hundreds of lives by averting a terrorist attack. Now they star in Clint Eastwood’s film of their story.
Luke Skywalker could be the hero of the story, except for him there were no stakes. There is no risk, and without risk, there is no glory.
We log hundreds of hours of couch time with heavy-handed romanticizing of sin and darkness. It’s bad for TV and for our souls.
The stories and heroes we admire most reveal something about who we are. It matters that ’13 Reasons Why’ is more popular than Joan of Arc.
An armed citizen was able to stop a crazed attacker and save a state trooper’s life with the help of his gun, CNN reported.
It’s hard to believe how heroic Desmond Doss was. So hard, ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ director Mel Gibson and producers left some of it out.
Luke Cage might as well be Achilles. All the markers are there.
From David Bowie’s earliest steps onto the public stage up to his end, he remained preoccupied with the individual’s struggle against the collective.
Isn’t there something mysterious about our difficult times that causes Batman and Superman to become morally ambiguous enemies?
In “The Devil’s Pleasure Palace,” Michael Walsh explains how renewing the heroic tradition in Western art can rescue our culture from the dehumanizing horrors of postmodernism.
All the factions inside the Star Wars world suck.
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