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The Captain Falcon and the NOT Winter Soldier Anymore

As human beings, we have a tendency to deify or demonize almost everything we see, including each other, and especially the people who stand out, like our heroes and villains. Now, there most certainly are such things as good and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #337: Dangerous Pedestals

“The danger with people like him… is that we put them on pedestals. They become symbols, icons, and then we start to forget about their flaws. From there… innocent people die, movements are formed, wars are fought.” – Baron Helmut … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #336: Meet in the Middle

“We can’t demand that people step up if we don’t meet them halfway.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 6, “One World, One People” Yes, I have enjoyed this show, and … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #335: A Hopeful Point to the Pain

“What would be the point of all the pain and sacrifice if I wasn’t willing to stand up and keep fighting?” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 5, “Truth” One might … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 334: The Limits of Bloodshed

“Blood isn’t always the answer.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 4, “The Whole World is Watching” For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled to survive. It is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #331: Giving Symbols Meaning

“Symbols are nothing without the women and men that give them meaning.” – Sam Wilson, aka the Falcon, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Season 1, Episode 1, “New World Order” This show just started, and it’s clear that the idea … Continue reading

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WandaVision or Wanda’s Vision?

The COVID fracas has delayed pretty much everything since it started a year ago, but Marvel has finally succeeded in airing their first Disney Plus show. There was a whole lot of speculation surrounding this show, which gave rise to a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #329: Persevering Love

“What is grief, if not love persevering?” – The Vision, WandaVision Episode 8, “Previously On” This quote comes from a moment where Wanda is mourning a devastating loss. It’s not the first such loss she has suffered, and, unfortunately, it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #322: Do Better

“We can do better. We must do better.” – King T’Challa, Black Panther Very much in the same spirit as last week’s quote, this is both a call and a pledge. Coming at the end of the movie, T’Challa says … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #304: A Strong Hope

“Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.” -Nick Fury, The Avengers One of Nick Fury’s more famous lines ever, it’s a reply to his subordinate, who is directing an evacuation … Continue reading

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