Necessary Connections: You Need Models
Once upon a time, our nation had heroes. Astronauts. Presidents. Police chiefs. John Wayne. Rosa Parks. Men and women who weren’t just admired, they were elevated and emulated. Where have all the heroes gone? Perhaps more than in any other time in history, there is a noticeable vacuum of cultural models. In fact, the “biggest” heroes of our culture’s young adults are primarily the superheroes from the Marvel and DC Universes. This week’s conversation addresses that vacuum because the world needs a real world heroes.