Joss Whedon’s new movie, The Avengers, tells the story of how several superheroes became a team. The message behind their success is that individualism leaves us weak, while unity can make us strong.
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Dr Misty Hook, PhD has published the following articles at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life.
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Tony Stark (Iron Man) had a difficult relationship with his father. Although his dad loved him, Tony never believed it, and this affected him negatively. It could be that Howard Stark simply didn’t know how to be a good dad. With Father’s Day approaching, perhaps it’s time we reconsidered the fathering role, to make it better for both dads and kids.
As the so-called ‘mommy wars’ rage, we need to stop blaming mothers, celebrate good enough parenting, and focus instead on providing structural support for parents.
Prior to the technology explosion, people within generations used popular cultural touchstones as a way to share and relate to one another. With current entertainment so diversified, what was once used to connect us may now serve to divide.
In our hustle and bustle lifestyle, we often forget about the necessity of quiet and serenity. Without them, we can lose our imagination, our focus and our relationship skills.
Mother’s Day has turned into a commercial bonanza lauding the work of mothers. Instead of focusing on the chores mothers do, we need to emphasize the mothering experience and how it can bring about fundamental change.
The television show Glee does something radical in how they depict the diversity of their characters. As such, parents can use this show as a way to connect and communicate with their kids about difficult subjects.