Hello guys, Ian Jay here. I have always felt that the world has placed a value on the hero’s journey. This journey starts as the hero finding a challenge and finally overcoming obstacles to his final triumph and celebration. This is the constant theme in Hollywood movies. Western Culture looks at life as straight line starting with infancy and building on early lessons that will prepare us later in life.The hero faces a challenge. He carries the burden and fights in the struggle against his giants. This fight leads to a high point of loss and sacrifice and ends with him succeeding in the end.
The Narratives that we Tell Ourselves About our Success (and our Failures)
As most of the single line narratives, I am told to be single minded and focused. Never let my mind wander. Study hard. Excel in Academics. For in the end, be rewarded for your hard work.Continue reading