Building Empathy and Solidarity Through Story

Summary: “Humans spend about a third of their waking hours daydreaming. It’s a survival feature. Our constant imagining of a possible future helps prepare us for the future that actually comes. We’ve already practiced giving that speech at the office, or what we’ll do if when a beloved one grows distant. The only cost is our ability to be fully present in a moment..”

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Digitally mined from: www.sojo.net

 

The Twilight Zone Can Make You a Better Person. Really

Summary: “Five years ago TV critic Mark Dawidziak watched every episode of The Twilight Zone with his teenage daughter, and in every episode he noticed something important, some lesson that is as valuable today as it was 50 years ago.”

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Digitally mined from: www.wired.com

 

The Lego Batman Movie Gave My Daughter a New Way to Understand the Concept of Family

Summary: “The last thing I was expecting The Lego Batman Movie to do was to show my daughter how even the Caped Crusader needs people to care about and what it means to have the people you care for torn away from you.”

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Digitally mined from: io9.gizmodo.com

 

A Behind-The-Scenes Look At A Wrinkle In Time

Summary: Madeline L’ Engle is one of the best Christian writers of science fiction I’ve ever read. Her books helped transport a young boy across the universe and opened my imagination to new and exciting vistas. I’m excited to see this new version of one of her books on the big screen.

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Digitally mined from www.nerdist.com

 

Logan and Overcoming Rage

Summary: “For Wolverine, denying his rage is like denying breath. Wolverine is characterized by his berserker fury and Logan holds nothing back when it comes to it. He rips, slashes, maims and destroys. He cannot control his anger and knows it. It’s why he warns people they don’t want to mess with him because they will die. But in the film Logan, all that rage has taken a toll on his mind.”

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Digitally mined from www.geekdomhouse.com