Author’s note: This week is the sixth in a 12-part series on the Hero’s Journey, or the monomyth proposed by Joseph Campbell. The sixth stage is Tests, Allies, and Enemies. 929 more words
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With all due respect to Batman, who we are underneath defines what we do, which in turn defines us. 669 more words
A former Minnesota Vikings coach once observed, “A Minnesotan will give you directions everywhere. Except to his house.”
“Minnesota Nice” is an interesting phenomenon. It implies that people are helpful, pleasant, and out-going, as long as they aren’t impacted or involved at deep, personal levels. 685 more words
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can corrupt and change me.
Nazi Germany’s most powerful tools of propaganda were not Adolf Hitler’s fiery speeches or the party’s myriad publications, but instead simple, often-repeated words on the lips of the populace. 649 more words