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.
Every life matters.
It is not irrational to want to believe in the existence of a higher power.
Never compromise with injustice.
Actions can have unexpected consequences.
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.”