The snark in me gets a kick out of this poster, but maybe there’s more than just cynicism in its message.
Thinking of the movies released this summer–Clash of the Titans, Prince of Persia, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice to name a few–share more than just a huge FX budget. Each film pivots on the destiny of one individual to affect the world for the good of mankind. It’s an effective and entertaining device in any theme, but it’s also showing up in a vast number of movies lately. It got me wondering if it’s merely filling a niche–or filling a need.
In a time where children are disposable, discouraged, or left to muddle through our confusing culture, maybe there’s a Freudian Slip showing up in summer popcorn movies–a deep-seated longing to have meaning, a purpose, a destiny in this life. The Left has indoctrinated children into believing animals are equal to or superior to them, that the earth is supreme, and that socialism is the higher plane of existence.
It’s kinda hard to harbor hopes and dreams while bowing to the politically correct collective.
The fact is, we all have a purpose, a destiny. The Bible tells us “your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.” And “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
So while we munch popcorn and enjoy the spectacle of the latest summer flick, let’s be reminded–and remind our kids–that each of us is pretty unique after all.
Even this snarky snowflake.