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The Man of Hope, The Man of Steel

The flood waters are rushing in. You get your family and huddle on the roof to await rescue. You reach out your hand toward a man in the sky, who bears on his chest the same symbol painted on your … Continue reading

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The Rule-Breakers Part I: The Dark Knight of the Soul

Batman has one rule; he doesn’t kill. Nowhere is that emphasized more, and subsequently made popular among the wider culture than in Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece, The Dark Knight.

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In Defense of the Good Guys: Why the Moral Archetypes of Captain America and Superman are Still Relevant Today.

Superman and Captain America are good guys, in every sense of the word. They embody everything from the era they were written. Their morality was black and white – no gray area slipped in-between. Both characters represent in their own way, … Continue reading

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The Philosophy of the DCEU Part I: Men Are Still Good

Introduction: The DC Extended Universe is indisputably filled with commentary on our world and this includes areas of philosophy. This series will attempt to illuminate and expand upon those philosophical musings and each part will span the entire DCEU up … Continue reading

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Lex Luthor or The Whale

             Perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of the hugely divisive Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the character Alexander Luthor (portrayed by Jessie Eisenberg). Many absolutely hated the character and most of those people … Continue reading

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