August 8th, 2012

7: Propagating Heroes (with special guest: D.!)

A and B are joined by D, giving his perspective on heroes and heroism. Plenty of references to the typical childhood crucifixion fantasies.

RUNDOWN:
Tony Stein and the Medal of Honor
Education Standards
Underdog hero beginnings in movie plots (with requisite saving of world)
Victim and Hero juxtaposition (vehicles toward individualism and exceptionalism)
Motivation for Voluntary Sacrifice

Links:
Tony Stein – Medal of Honor
Leeeroy Jenkins!

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