Lessons I learned from “Watchmen” (the movie)

Note: This post will be updated as I continue to think of lessons I learned from Watchmen.

“…examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good…” (1 Thessalonians 5:21)

Watchmen is graphic in more ways than one. It features broken individuals living in a fallen world. Its worldview has been described as “Nihilistic.”* The Bible says to think about whatever is “good,” “true,” and “beautiful.” (Philippians 4:8) Do such words describe Watchmen? In my opinion, yes. This is why:

Lessons I learned from Watchmen:

Even the most despicable human being is still a human being.

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Every life matters.

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It is not irrational to want to believe in the existence of a higher power.

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Never compromise with injustice.

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Actions can have unexpected consequences.

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On another note: I found these videos, and thought they were very good:

The biblical undertones in Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower”:

*Nihilism: “The rejection of all religious and moral principles, often in the belief that life is meaningless.”

 

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