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What Makes a Book Great – A Reflection on Classic Literature

A little rant written several months back, posted since it still reads relatively well.
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It’s sad, but also interesting to see, the lengths that people will go to excuse themselves for not reading any good literature.

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Not to Fight Wars, But to End Them – A Comparison Between Captain Marvel and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

I went to see Captain Marvel last night, and of course absolutely loved it (I’m a huge Marvel film fan). However, the part that really got to me was the plot twist about the Kree-Skrull war (obviously, spoilers from here on in).

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From the beginning of the film, we are taught, just like Carol Danvers/Vers, that the Kree are the good guys and the Skrulls are the bad guys. The Kree have been attempting for years to win in their fight against the Skrulls. The Skrulls are made out to be terrorists who kill not only Kree, but innocent bystanders as well.

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