Groups and Concepts
Groups and Concepts that either get overlooked or there not looked at enough and need to be viewed in a different way.
Groups and Concepts that either get overlooked or there not looked at enough and need to be viewed in a different way.
Not the "The Dreaming" or "Dream Sequence" but dreams in general, I've always been interested in them, if they have any meaning to them and it's the closest thing to having all kinds of adventures. Unlike TV and movies, you're not watching someone, you're not controlling a character in a video game, you're actually part of it.
It's not a theory, it's a fact.
Cities such as Athens are the birthplace of Democracy, Politics, Science, Philosophy, Literature, Drama and so on.
Crucible of Civilization narrated by Liam Neeson
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One of thy most toughest, feared and professional armies in ancient Europe. While Greece had many great leaders and philosophers who's reason and words still ring true today, Rome had many as well.
What We Can Learn From Cicero
Carl Sagan introduces the library of Alexandria
The lost of history from the library of Alexandria cannot happen again, sites such as archive.today must not be allowed to be taken down because some people can't accept the truth on certain subjects.
Why whites aren't the most racist people
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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness!
A flag that stands for Southern pride, it was about freedom from Northern aggression. Fly or wear the flag, it's a free country!
Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Rebel Flag
It's not the first and only symbol to be hijacked and used for completely different purposes. The Cross cramponned (Swastika) for example is an ancient symbol that was used throughout the world (India, Ancient Greece, Celts, Anglo-Saxons, Japan, American Indians), long before the Communists, Socialist and the Germans used it in the 1930s.
Most of the men in the Confederate Army were poor Southerners who were not fighting to keep slaves, they didn't own any, they could barely afford food and the clothing on their backs. Even if the Confederate Army had won, that wasn't going to make them rich and own slaves. Others had far more personal reasons and formed guerrilla units because of pro-Union soldiers, Jayhawkers and red legs, would steal, rape and kill Southern women, men and burn their homes.
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I believe in alien life, but not humanoid life and there are a few problems with us finding them, making contact and vice versa.
"If civilizations take billions of years to evolve, only to vanish virtually overnight, then sadly, we've next to no chance of hearing from them. They are simply too far away in space and time to reach."
The only explanation to this would be that they travel through dimensions, the multiverse... but then again, I could come up with endless theories in order to convince anyone. As for highly intelligent alien life, the so-called "Grays", if they exist, they would most likely view us as a curiosity and not beings looking to invade or help us. If governments are involved in cover-ups, then they seem to be doing a much better job at that than at anything else. But if there ships can defy gravity and has technology beyond anything we have, then how can they crash?
UFOs: If In Doubt...Aliens!
Planet X | Nibiru Debunked
The Fermi Paradox: Are We Alone in the Universe?
The UFO Phenomenon: A Quest For Truth or Confirmation Bias?
The original team from the first two films, the Xbox360 video game (basically the 3rd film), the first cartoon series and the comics that continued the animated storyline.
The extremely lame Ghostbusters from the late 90s and the all female team were just horrible.
A humanoid race commitment to logic, science and they don't let there emotions influence there judgment... however they've lost certain things that make humans unique and Vulcan culture is not always very logical.
For a so-called intelligent race you would think they would be able to understand why humans act the way they do, that such things are part of our DNA... but they do nothing but question humans on everything...
Mass Effect 3 pretty much turned Cerberus into the Galactic Empire and the Illusive Man into Emperor Palpatine just for the need of having humanoid targets to kill. Shepard and Miranda should have taken over Cerberus, especially when TIM's motivations come to light.
"A group of vigilantes united together against a newly formed fascist police force that has taken over New York. When the law is unjust, justice must be an outlaw!"
There are of course police who actually do their job, but a group like the Masks wouldn't be such a bad idea since the police have unions who will defend them no matter what they've have done, they've become more militarized, arresting people for no crime, and killing innocent people due to terrible Intel, despite the fact crime is at an all time low in the US. There are places where crime is high, but that's because those states don't allow people to arm themselves, the drug war keeps going, or the police have too much power or all of the above.
John Stossel - Crime In America
When San Francisco Stopped Prosecuting Drug Users, Violent Crime Went Down
Judge Jim Gray - Judging The Drug War
John Stossel - Police State USA
John Stossel - SWAT Raids
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Detained for 19 Days: Immigration Checkpoint Refusal Gone Wrong
Police Shoot, Kill 80-Year-Old Man In His Own Bed, Don't Find the Drugs They Were Looking For
Policing for Profit
Horrific Story of a Man Murdered by Corrupt Police
The Mystery of John Lang
How the State Justifies Homicide
Everyone's A Criminal
There are people with iphones to record them and devices like body cameras that cops have to wear that actually make them better at their job.
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Cops and Cameras
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Since Prince John and The Sheriff Of Nottingham (the Government) were collecting unlimited taxes from the people, and since taxation is theft, Robin Hood's claim to fame was not that he and his Merry Men took from the rich to give to the poor, but that they took from the tax collector and gave back to the people their own money.
Tax Day in America
The Great American Tax Ripoff
They say that villains are much more interesting characters... well I would say that Anti-Heroes are far more interesting since they kill the villains. But the term "Anti-Hero" has lost all meaning, too many people think it means those who are just straight up evil or if their simply a "tough" character... then there an Anti-Hero...
When it comes to characters or creatures who are the product of genetic engineering or alterations, when doctors and scientist "tamper with nature"... just about every time it ends up being a very bad idea because what they created was pure evil. Writers always need a good Vs evil theme, but what they usually come up with is nothing more than a shallow storyline with one-dimensional characters.
While Science Fiction will take us to all kinds of worlds across galaxies and universes... however, it's the world of Fantasy that feels more as if we've been taken to a different world or universe.
But it does depends on which Fantasy worlds that's able to do that like The Dark Crystal, video games such as Lost Eden and The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.
"Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere."
The Western film genre pretty much played out by the end of the 1970s with the Spaghetti Westerns. There were a few notably Western films here and there in the 80s and 90s, but not much.
Fantasy stories always seem to portage High Elves as being very arrogant, impatient and that there above everyone.
The name alone pretty much says what type of characterizations there going to have most of the time.
"The demon wolf is not evil, unless the man he has bitten is evil. And it feels good to be a wolf, doesn't it? Power without guilt, love without doubt."
--Dr. Vijav Alezais, Wolf (1994)
Immortality may sound great and probably would be at first... but films like the first Highlander and TV shows like The Twilight Zone, episode Long Live Walter Jameson, makes some good points about it.
"It's death that gives this world its point. We love a rose because we know it will soon be gone. Whoever loved a stone?"
"I thought if a man lived forever, he'd grow wiser. But that isn't true, is it?"
"You just go on living, that's all."
One of the more interesting groups of immortals in fiction.
Vampires are overrated, some of their weakness are pretty fucking stupid, like crosses (even if you make it out of two sticks), garlic, or they have to pick up everything that falls...
There's only a few stories and characters that I like.
Favorite Vampire Stories:
•Legecy of Kain series
•Interview with the Vampire (film)
•Vampire Hunter D (books, anime films and video game)
•Castlevania video game series
•Blood: The Last Vampire
Favorite Vampire Characters:
•Vampire Hunter D
•Serana (Elder Scrolls)
•Louis de Pointe du Lac
•Blade (film version)
There have only been 4 versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that I have liked.
1. 1987 Animated Series (NES/SNES video games and TMNT Adventures, Heroes in a Half Shell: Mini-series #1-3, produced by Archie Comics)
2. 1990 Film
3. Mirage Comics
4. 2011 Fan Film
I still prefer the original 13 members that started in 1982 from Marvel comics. I never cared for the characters from Hasbro (a toy and board game company) that forced Larry Hama to put in new characters that were only created to sell toys. To this day they remain uninteresting, they and everyone else just became caricatures.
Hama should really just start all over again, have the G.I. Joe team go back to the original 13, the characters and storylines were much better written during those days since they felt more real.
G.I. Joe - Introducing the Original Thirteen Joes!
•Only the 1st and 2nd film has ever shown Tech-Com as a real dark gritty group of Resistance fighters.
•T3 made them look like hillbillies.
•TSCC made them look like teens late for a comic book convention.
•T4 turned them into Rainbow Six.
•Terminator: Dawn of Fate (video game) had them wearing skintight outfits with football gear.
•The comics made them look like a sorry rip-off of G.I. Joe.
•TG did the same thing that T4 did but make them too clean and looked as if they were drinking protein shakes despite the fact that most of the US is a wasteland with hardly any food...
I actually prefer this version of the X-Men than the 616 comic book version. I don't view Chris Claremont, Fabian Nicieza and Jim Lee as great writers in the slightest, their storylines and characterization writing were always a very mix bag. None of them knew who to write females, males or relationships and the fame went to Claremont's head and at times he seemed to have inserted himself in the story. But since the mid 2000s, the X-Men comics are just pure garbage and so was X-Men '92, that comic was just awful, it treated the animated series like a parody, but the show took itself seriously.
However, this doesn't mean I think that the writing of the animated series with it's storylines, characterizations, and relationships was perfect, far from it. But like I said, I'll take that over the comics, they took the best stuff from the comics and left out all the junk... well, most of it.
They should have continued the series with a new title and animation, but instead we got... Evolution with annoying teenage versions of the characters... and then Wolverine and the X-Men, a show that literally states that Wolverine will be the center of attention and everyone else will be in the background...
As for the films... oh god... the moment Brian Singer got his hands on them, those films were doomed. He had access to so many amazing popular characters, but he squandered and ignored them all and focused on just Wolverine... most of the actors hated him so much that they threaten to leave if he didn't get his act together... so fuck Singer!
"Brilliant", "Rugged", "Daring"... what happen to these kind of male characters in both animated and live action???
The Centurions (Theme Song)
I know it's all science fiction, not science fact, but most of the time humanoid machines such as robots, androids and cyborgs act very much like a human with a personality and attitude. But many times in fiction when they're acting human, there's very little explanation as to why there program is able to do so. They either become sentient and want to kill everyone or their creators are just so unfair, so evil that they won't let them have any freedom.
HAL 9000 went crazy because... it didn't know how to lie...
The androids in the 1973 film Westworld were program to act like people from ancient Roman, medieval Europe and the Old West. But some type of infection makes them all go and kill everyone. It was believable with the Gunslinger and the Black Knight since that's what they were program to do, the others however, not so much.
The Replicants in Blade Runner were given memories... somehow... and that makes them act human or it's so perfectly done that the person has no idea that they're a Replicant.
Robocop at least has a human brain, so that Murphy only has small parts of his past life, he'll never be able to fully remember his wife and son, "I can feel them, but I can't remember them."
Data's emotion chip just made him annoying, how he was able to act like a human almost perfectly near the end in Star Trek First Contact was never explained. He's been around humans for many years, but he's always questioned their behavior, it hardly ever made any sense to him.
Skynet sees everyone as a threat, so therefore it has to wipe everyone out on Earth... it has to act like humans in order stop humans doing the same thing. The Terminator has a learning computer, but that can only go so far. Could they be fathers to fatherless children? Maybe, but there would probably be limits to that.
Agent Smith wanted to get out of the Matrix because... it smells...
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I ended up liking the Geth (Legion's kind) more than the Quarians, but just like with the Dalish in Dragon Age, BioWear made the Quarian into the victim race so that everyone has to feel sorry for them because the Council ignored them and are treated with racist and slavery. But lets not forget that they started a war with the Geth because they became sentient and wanted independence (an overused cliche).
At least your able to make peace between the Quarians and Geth in ME3. One of the very few good things that came out of that mess of a game.
Also, I loved the Geth Pulse Rifle. It has a nice look, its accuracy and auto targeting was great, it's powerful and its rapid fire makes it a pretty sweet weapon to get in ME1.
However, the Pulse Rifle has a noticeable lack of punch against armor in ME2. They say supplementing it with Warp or Armor-Piercing Ammo is a good choice to add armor-penetration while augmenting barrier penetration, making it useful against certain Eclipse mercenaries and Collectors.
But the weapon takes a noise dive in ME3, along with many other things in that game.
There were those gold color Terminator exoskeletons from T2 The Arcade Game (the best Terminator game there has ever been), mainly because video games need variety in enemies you fight.
For a race of hunters and warriors who can live far longer than humans and with high advance technology... everyone from cops to weak superheroes can beat them...
The Borg want to achieve "perfection"... but there's no such thing. The so-called "perfect molecule" from a VOY episode was just typical Science Fiction garbage writing.
An Imperfect Universe
The Borg were eventually going to be defeated, but they have been used too many times, they don't come across as threatening anymore and I just groan whenever I see them or hear that there going to appear... oh look, the Borg are going to take on the ENT crew, or TOS crew or the reboot crew... meh...
Thank god the Star Trek TV writers ignored William Shatner's and the video game Star Trek: Legacy so-called origin of the Borg... they have nothing to do with V'Ger... Star Trek: Voyager episode "Dragon's Teeth" contradicts the game's storyline, as the character Gedrin states to Seven of Nine that his species, the Vaadwaur, had encountered the Borg over nine centuries prior to his revival, placing the Borg's genesis at least as far back as around the year 1400 AD.
Any other writer still trying to connect them is just looking for excuses... like it was thrown back into time... I hate how these writers try to tie everything together, the ST universe should not be that small.
The Nazgûl should have been a lot more powerful, they just come across as scary and not much else.
The Imperial Knights are looked down upon by both the Jedi and Sith in the non-canon Legacy era... but who the hell are the Jedi to look down on??? Their order consistently drives its members to the Sith with their passive-aggressive monastic bullshit and act as if basic emotion and attachments are something to be ashamed of.
Even though it took their near extinction and Luke Skywalker to get rid of that crap... but they still saw themselves as being pretty high and mighty.
And the Sith... their arrogance and thoughtless cruelty has cost countless lives and has lost them control of the galaxy dozens of times.
The Imperial Knights are not perfect, but the Jedi and Sith have never been in a position to judge.
Luke's New Jedi Order reminds the best Order (non-canon/Legends), it got rid of a lot of idiotic rules the old order had... but it wasn't perfect.
Since the main character in Forced Unleashed was nothing but a pissed off overpowered skinhead Gary Stu (he and Rey are the most unreasonably overpowered protagonists in all of Star Wars), I ended up liking the other characters like the Shadow Guard.
When it comes to my favorite Assassins
1. Itto Ogami
2. Crying Freeman
3. Vampire Hunter D
4. Anton Chigurh
5. Jackie Estacado (video game version)
6. Golgo 13
7. Remo Williams
8. Hitman (DC comics)
I mostly prefer Assassins who's job is simply to kill and nothing else. The only Bounty Hunter characters I like is The Man With No Name from The Dollars Trilogy and the Shape-shifting Gray Alien from The X-Files.
"Can you die now?"
The detail puppets they used on the SNES covers makes me wish they did a live action film, like the way they did The Dark Crystal. No CGI, or blue or green screen, but with real backgrounds, puppets and detailed models. But then again, every video game adaptation has been terrible since video games were meant to be played, not watched.
I miss the original concept that the first and (unreleased) second game had. Due to the tone and look of the SNES version and it's true sequel (Star Fox 2), it actually felt like an adult game. It's a bit darker, more abstract and more stylized than Star Fox 64. Your teammates could be killed if you didn't save them... but ever since the N64 version, it's now nothing but childless anime crap. Your teammates are not killed... they go off and get repaired...
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There basically a combination of humans, elves, and a type of animal, which not that many people have done with Fantasy characters.
The Mystics always reminded me of a mix between Anasazi Indians, Tibetan monks and European wizards.
When it comes to Superpowers, ever since I saw the character Lightning from The Three Storms in the film Big Trouble in Little China, I always wanted the power of lightning/electricity.
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Another would be super speed, since it also gives you super strength.
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When it comes to magic you're usually able to control and shoot lightning, flames, frost, the wind, create earthquakes, light, make a force field and so on.
My favorite fiction ghosts
1. Chalk (Malibu/Marvel comics)
2. Sam Wheat (Ghost 1990 film)
3. Subway Ghost (Ghost 1990 film)
4. Howard Graves (X-Files episode Shadows)
5. Ghost (Dark Horse)
6. The Ghost of Christmas Future
Some alternate realities are pretty interesting when there's something to backup why things have changed, others are different just for the sake of being different and make little or no sense at all.
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Weather it's books, novels, graphic novels, comics, movies, TV shows or video games, so many writers can't get the basic concept of romance right. I'm not trying to sound like an absolute expert in this, but so many have tried to have characters falling for each other in a matter of days, hours or minutes, based on nothing or it's this opposites attract crap.
When there's no time to get to know each other, or if they do and they have nothing in common, nothing to relate to, with different personalities, attitudes, no chemistry, different goals, beliefs and so on. These are the things that get characters together and keeps them together, if there's hardly anything of that or none whatsoever between two people, then it's not believable at all and yet... this simple understanding just escapes so many writers...
It also doesn't help that these days fictional solid loving engaging Caucasian heterosexual couples are hated, marriage and having kids is seen as a prison death sentence. These hacks think it's nothing but drama, tension, angst, breaking up and going for that shock "oh my god" moment. Pairing characters up with others that are not even remotely believable.
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A 2018 poll says that 25% of men who think that asking a woman out for a drink is sexual harassment...
So many famous couples from books, novels, graphic novels, comics, TV, movies, and video games have been ruined and dragged through the mud for no reason at all, nothing based on a pervious storyline or anything from a character's behavior. These days the man is portaged as an incompetent idiot and the woman is the greatest thing to ever exist.
Behind the scenes however, usually it's because the so-called "writer" wanted to create a shock and all "Oh my god" moment or these male hacks want to fulfill a boyhood fantasy by being with the female character by inserting themselves into the story through another character. A female writer thinks that the woman doesn't need a man to be saved or have kids to be happy, even though a lot of people love rescue storylines, women are biologically weaker and have natural mother instants.
For the past several years, the snowflake generation that need trigger warnings and safe-spaces, are ruining so many things and one of them is comedy, particularity black comedy.
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When it comes to who's funny, men or women? It really shouldn't matter as long as the joke is funny, however, lets take a look at that.
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Parody from MAD magazine, MADtv, Airplane!, The Naked Gun films and the video game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. However, parody films in the past several years haven't been good at all, instead of getting serious actors who take it seriously, which therefore makes it funny, they instead get comedians who pretty much just wink at the camera, as if they know there in a funny film, which ruins the whole thing. SNL hasn't been funny since the early or mid 90s. Now it's nothing more than leftist liberal propaganda.
While some would say that breaking the Fourth Wall doesn't get you anywhere, but they use the worst examples or none at all. Any type of joke can fail if it's not well executed. The setting, the timing, the way it's said and what the Fourth Wall joke is breaking.
Some films are better left off as a single movie (John Carpenter's The Thing, Tron, The Dark Crystal, Big Trouble in Little China) or a 2 or 3 trilogy storyline (Dollar Trilogy, Terminator, Back to the Future). Like with prequels and sequels, movie expansion comics become unnecessary and add nothing. However, there are some that are abel to do more with the storyline and characters such as Heir to the Empire, Dark Empire I-II, Ghostbusters: Legion.
Sometime the film sequel is so bad that the movie expansion comic has to ignore it, making it more of an alternate reality. The comic book that picked up where Aliens left off was published before the horrible Alien 3 film came out.
Prequels usually end up being boring predicable filler that end up creating continuity errors on what was already shown and said. They become stories that didn't need to be told.
A prequel story can work, the Knights of the Old Republic video game worked very well, but that took place 4,000 years before the timeline of the films, during a timeline we knew nothing about and it helped that it was an RPG. It also had a compelling storyline with interesting original characters to interact with, we were not playing or meeting an ancestor of Skywalker or Solo.
When it comes to European Knights, they seem to be very underrated when compared to other warriors such as the overrated Japanese Samurai and Ninja. Don't get me wrong, I like the Samurai and Ninja... but like I said, overrated.
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If they existed or if any group ever came close to them, then the most famous encounter with a so-called Man in Black is the Doctor Hopkins story.
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When it comes to movies and TV, the MIB films are idiotic, the best version of them comes from an episode of the X-Files called "Jose Chung's From Outer Space".
A group of little people who were all far more interesting and entertaining than say... the Dwarves in the Hobbit.
"You wanna to be leader of this gang?"
"No, we agreed, no leader."
"Right, so shut up and do as I say!"
The Mirror Universe... basically a universe where one side is good (the primary universe) and the other side is evil (the mirror universe)... this is simplistic as it gets.
Both the Jedi and Sith code are very flawed, you have to be a little child that doesn't know any better or a hardcore religious Star Wars nutcase to really buy into any of that crap. The light and dark side of the Force is one thing that I really don't like about Star Wars, it's literally a black and white concept, characters are written to be shallow and become an evil person very easily in order for the story to have a villain.
The KOTOR games, while they are very good, they hardly left any room to be a complex character. Some books and comics have it that even something as simple as getting angry (something you can't avoid from feeling and expressing, it's a normal human emotion), or even knowledge, like trying to learn the history or the secrets of the dark side, somehow that's enough to corrupt a person and become evil... or that both the light and dark side is seen as something that possesses you, forcing you to do this and that, it makes it seem as if people who follow the dark side are not really guilty of any crime because it was the dark side of the Force making them to do it...
Bastila Shan falling because she was tortured is just bad writing, they wanted another shock "oh my god" moment, not the first time Drew Karpyshyn wrote a KOTOR character badly. Sadly this type of lazy writing has happen to a lot of SW characters.
•Exar Kun fell because he read Sith scrolls, looked into a Sith Holocron and then got really angry.
•Anakin was made to look like he was blackmailed into it.
•When Luke reached Byss, a Deep Core world so enveloped in the power of the dark side, that he apparently couldn't resist it and beaten by the re-born Emperor caused him to fall completely.
•Jacen Solo fell because he was told to, that becoming a Sith will bring peace to the galaxy.
•Revan and Malak fell because of the Star forge and The Sith Emperor.
•Even the opposite is true, Kam Solusar snapped out of it, as if he was under a spell. While Galen Marek was brought up by Vader since childhood in the dark side, but it didn't take long for him to become good. Kylo Ren fell just for the sake of it and after years of killing people, came back to the light within a few seconds.
Falling to the dark side should be a long and troubled process due to the events that happens in that person's life, like what happen to Revan and Malak during the war, those events changed them, or at least it was implied that's what happen before Karpyshyn ruined it. It not should not be like turning an On and Off switch, the Sith are not the Borg.
For all their wisdom, Obi-Wan, Yoda and the Old Order were not right about everything, there's a reason why Luke had to change things in his new Jedi Order. Both Jolee Bindo and Kyle Katarn had a far better understanding and have probable given some of the best speeches about The Force.
"Light side, Dark side, they don't mean the same to me as they do to you. I don't see in absolutes. I want to stop Malak as much as anyone. But I don't have to join the order to do it. Look at Carth, or Canderous. They're with us in this quest, but they aren't Jedi. The capacity for good or evil, like the Force itself, is in all living creatures. And belonging to the Jedi order, or the Sith, or any group, won't change what you are at your core."
"Love causes pain, certainly. Inevitably, love is going to lead to as much sorrow and regret as it does joy. How you deal with the bad part of love determines your character, what determines the dark side's hold over you. Love doesn't lead to the dark side. Passion can lead to rage and fear, and can be controlled, but passion is not the same thing as love. Controlling your passions while being in love, that's what they should teach you to beware, but love itself will save, not condemn you."
"The Force is a tool, Jaden. Sometimes a weapon, sometimes a salve. Dark Side, Light Side, these are distinctions of insignificant difference. Do not fall into the trap of classification. Sentience curses us with a desire to categorize and draw lines, to fear that after this be dragons. But that is illusion. After this is not dragons but more knowledge, deeper understanding. Be at peace with that."
"Remember, abilities are not inherently good or evil, it's how you use them."
Rule of Two...or... One Sith... does it really matter? Both are very flawed philosophies (from murdering psychopaths) and impractical. In the end, the result is still the same, the leader is killed by their second in-command or top lieutenant or someone wanting more power.
While there are some styles that can help to defend yourself, but what we see in movies, TV, comics, video games and so on, it's all choreographic, written down so the main character(s) will win.
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When it comes to anime films and manga comics... there's only a few that I like. There are so many that have some of thy dumbest characters in literature, many who are so overpowered that they make DC and Marvel look weak, and storylines that only exist just to be disgusting. I'm not asking for Mary Sues and Gary Stu's, I like characters who are flawed, they don't win every fight and argument, but anime and manga take it way too far.
Anime male characters fall into a few categories, there either an emotionless asshole, a clueless moron, there all mopey, melancholic, effeminate, and emo. Anime female characters are just about always a clingy, whiny, immature brat, a hardcore bitch, an annoying spunky hyper idiot or the boring houseplant.
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Favorite Anime Films
Vampire Hunter D (1983): The novels are better than the manga versions and I enjoy the first anime film a lot more. The PS1 video game actually had a better story than the second film, but it's a frustrating game to play with the famou "tank controls".
Crying Freeman (1986 – 1988): The anime films are pretty accurate to the manga series. Far more than the crappy live action film from 1995... they couldn't even get a Chinese actor or a Japanese actress, and sadly this type of lazy casting hasn't change.
Golgo 13: The Professional (1983): Pretty much the Japanese version of James Bond (from the novels). The live action film, Golgo 13 (1973), with actor Ken Takakura wasn't too bad since Golgo 13 was based off his appearance. It was better than the one with Shin'ichi Chiba who looks nothing like Golgo and can't act.
Blood: The Last Vampire (2000): The animation style and the lead character is great. There's an anime video game using animation for the cut scenes, looking at videos on Youtube, I didn't care for the story. The live action film was horrible, they couldn't even get an actual Japanese actress for the main role. The series is related in "name" only, and it's as dumb as it gets, something for shallow per-teen and teenage fangirls.
Ninja Scroll (1995): Mujuro Utsutsu had the most impressive fight in the film. The anime series had terrible animation and voice acting, there was a 12-issue Ninja Scroll comic book but that was terrible as well. Hopefully it gets a proper sequel in the near future.
Goku Midnight Eye - II (1989): One of very few cocky characters that I like, but it's not over the top 24/7. The anime dubbing from the UK is much better than the US version, I never cared for Steve Blum... his voice is just irritating! Sadly it's never been released on DVD.
3×3 Eyes (1991 - 1992): Only chapters 1 to 4, the story, the characters and the animation style was better than later chapters. While Yakumo does fall into that annoying clueless category of typical anime male characters at first, he does toughen up a bit and becomes a bit smarter.
Lensman (1984): Another that's never been released on DVD. It's based on books that are pretty overrated and while a lot would say that Lensman has a very similar story to Star Wars and the Green Lantern corps, but a lot of people seem to forget that those are not original concepts either.
Zillion: Burning Knight (1988): It got released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2018. I never played the video game and I never cared for the series which only lasted one season. The only reason why I like the last chapter is because the character Rick is a badass! But it just about copies the plot and characters from the 1984 film Streets of Fire.
It's just a gimmick to fool people into buying multiple copies of the same issue, even a terrible one... but it's got a new hat!
A useless approval code that was created based on lies, it was never proven that violent comics caused crime, just like violent films and video games have never been proven that they turn people into real life killers. All it did was restrict writers and artist from doing what they wanted to do.
COMIC BOOKS SCARE PARENTS
March for Our LIES: A Rant
Godspeed, Stan Lee! (R.I.P.)
By the mid 70s and 80s, Marvel had pretty much ignored it, but they official dropped it in 2001. It took DC all the way to 2011 to official get rid of it... even though DC comics ignored it as well for several years, but all these comic book publishers should have official done so decades ago.
Video Game Tie-Ins are not always very good, usually the story is awful, it's very rushed and the artwork is so-so.
When it comes video game movies... how many does there need to be for some people to realize that it just won't work.
Game Theory: Why Video Game Movies SUCK!
When it comes to the video game violence bullshit... well, Dr. Darling said it best.
"Doc, you play video games?"
"Yes, Rex, video games are a proven coping mechanism, like any hobby. They've been shown to improve hand-eye coordination, problem-solving, social interaction and self-confidence. And no studies have managed to prove a correlation between video games and violence. Frankly, anyone who thinks games are bad for you is a F.U.C.K.ing idiot."
"Hey, whoa, whoa, Doc."
"No, Rex, F.U.C.K. stands for 'failing to understand our capacity for kindness.' It's an acronym. Though I suppose this isn't a game anymore. Is it?"
--Dr. Elizabeth Veronica Darling and Rex Power Colt, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
9 reasons why video games don't cause violence
The Decline of Gaming
Game awards have lost all credibility │The Golden Joysticks Awards
I only have a handful of DC comics and I got those in the early 90s, I stopped collecting Marvel comics in 2008 and that was mostly the Punisher when Garth Ennis was writing him, when he left, I left. I gave them another chance when the Punisher joined Thunderbolts... and we can all see how that turned out. I got "The Platoon" and "Punisher Soviet", but that's it, I mostly only get independent comics, graphic novels and books.
Just as leftist liberals and progressives have taken over Hollywood with movies and TV, they have done the same thing with video games and comics. Hipster preachy style writing, a backwards view on justice, right and wrong, insane one-sided political agendas, affirmative-action with gender/ race, shoving all there feminist, SJW, PC and religious crap down everyone's throat. There are so many things in media these days that have become unwatchable, unreadable and unplayable.
The Rise and Fall and PLUMMET of Comic Books
Marvel Goes Full Fatwa: A Rant
This is Why You Don't Hire Ideologues
Marvel says diversity doesn't sell and activists start foaming
Ben Shapiro Show 4/3/2017 (00:01 to 2:15)
Irony of fired X-Men artist's bigotry
Social Justice is Uncool (7:45 to 15:07)
Captain Marvel is everything wrong with SJW Marvel
The Suicide of the Comic Book Industry
SJW Comics Pros Like Ron Marz Actively Refuse To Listen To The Customers
The Far Left is Losing Institutional Power
The Man That Murdered Marvel
The majority of writers at Marvel don't care about established continuity or a character's personality and attitude that they've had for decades. Mistakes in continuity happens, characters are not going to be written 100% in every single way with different writers, but a lot of them treat it as if it's there own fan fiction, there excuses are either bullshit or nonexistent.
Marvel went bankrupted in the 1993 and I hope they will again. DC can be pretty bad at times (and getting worse in some areas) but Marvel is much worse, Rebirth was pretty much admitting that they fucked up with New 52, but they still haven't learned anything. Then there are other publishers like IDW...
IDW Turns SJW And Chooses The Form Of Its Destructor
Proof that SJW Marvel is losing money AND so is Disney
Sana Amanat vows to media masters: Marvel will fix the 'boy' problem
Martina Markota: Comicsgate is the new Gamergate
DC Comics Hires GamerGate's Own ZOE QUINN To Take Out ComicsGate Once And For All!
Martina Markota: Jim Jefferies and Diversity in Comics
AO-C: Comic book superhero! | Martina Markota
Martina Markota: Fat superheroes are a thing now
The Slow Death of DC Comics (A Rant)
Comic Crash II - MARVEL: The Glass House of Ideas
Stan telling it like it is to hacks like Todd and Rob is one of the many reasons why he was known as Stan "The Man" Lee!
"It's crazy just to try to go to Hollywood or New York and rehash things that have already been done and done better."
"There's no point in making movies if your just intimating other people."
There was no point to New 52 and Rebirth if they were just going to keep the same hacks or get new ones who got them into rebooting the whole DC universe in the first place. It didn't stop the people at DC comics from laying off dozens.
The only thing the Simpsons predicted was their own future.
"At first they were cute and funny, but now they're just annoying!"
"Before I was just bored with their antics and their merchandise, now I wish they were dead."
--Treehouse of Horror II, Season 3, Episode 7
The Rebel Alliance was a pretty good team that you could root for a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... but thanks to such crappy films like Rogue One... they actually did become Rebel scum... who are pretty damn dumb. General Draven and Cassian Andor were the definition of that and were just insufferable. They also went from talking with American accents (original trilogy) to condescending European accents (Rogue One).
Rogue One is The Worst Movie of All Time
Vague Won: A Star Wars Review -- The Rogue One review that nobody wanted
Making them look like they have to do questionable things was only done just for the sake of it and not because there were any good reasons for any of it.
One of thy most warlike people on the planet who did nothing but fight each other, while a lot of people like to blame the early Europeans and Americans for killing and driving out the American Indians or Native Americans (which ever term you prefer), they had been doing the same thing to other tribes long before the Europeans came to North America.
Most were killed by diseases, but the war tribes were not the victims, they were not honorable tree hugging freedom fighters. They killed (that included women and children), raped, took slaves and sold them into the slave trade. The group known as "the mountain movers", who were in North America long before any Indian, were killed by the war tribes. The Comanche would kill, roast children and burn people alive, the Lakota massacred the Kiowa, the Omaha, the Ponca, the Oto and the Pawnee without mercy. The famous John Jeremiah Johnson's wife was raped and killed (that also included her unborn child) by the Blackfeet tribe, the Cherokee didn't free their slaves until 2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Tribes would run hundreds of Buffalo off of cliffs and almost all would go to waste, dozens of bones have been found.
"I don't understand. We whites were not your first enemies. Why don't you demand back the land in Minnesota where the Chippewa and others forced you from years before?"
"No matter what your legends say, you didn't sprout from the plains like the spring grasses. And you didn't coalesce out of the ether. You came out of the Minnesota woodlands armed to the teeth and set upon your fellow man. You massacred the Kiowa, the Omaha, the Ponca, the Oto and the Pawnee without mercy. And yet you claim the Black Hills as a private preserve bequeathed to you by the Great Spirit."
"Chief Sitting Bull, the proposition that you were a peaceable people before the appearance of the white man is the most fanciful legend of all! You were killing each other for hundreds of moons before the first white stepped foot on this continent. You conquered those tribes, lusting for their game and their lands. Just as we have now conquered you for no less noble a cause."
--Col. Nelson Miles
Why do-gooders should leave McKinley statue alone | Amanda Head
Debunking liberal Thanksgiving lies - Martina Markota
The REAL history of Thanksgiving.
The Truth about Thanksgiving
5 Facts about Thanksgiving That Leftists Won't Tell You
DEBUNKED: Spike Lee's Anti-Trump Slavery Lies! | Louder With Crowder (18:00-21:38)
Bernie Sanders Repeats the Bigoted Noble Savage Mythology Almost Verbatim
The Left Goes After Mt. Rushmore
Debunking Every Liberal Thanksgiving Myth! | Crowder Classics
Baraka: "The Matoka are also a tribe."
Nightwolf: "Yes. But we've never fed off war."
Baraka: "Now who ignores his past?"
--Mortal Kombat 11
But that's ascent history and nothing is going to change that. When it comes to American Indians in today's world, the sooner they stop taking government handouts, the better. Nothing good has ever come from them, reservations look like 3rd world countries.
How the Government Turns American Indians into Freeloaders
John Stossel - Why Are Indians Poor?
Reservations that have stopped taking money from the government, where they take care of themselves, are actually doing better such as schools... however, the government, the state, school boards, the PTA, and the unions can't allow that...
John Stossel - School Choice
School Inc. Episode 2: Push or Pull - Full Video (29:35)
Surviving As A Right-Winger in Media (John Stossel Uncut) | Louder With Crowder (11:40)
But there are tribes in this day and age who can be pretty ignorant bigots with a collectivist mentality that's pretty fucked up... such as the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Starlee Coleman Interview on Stossel 6-17-16
When it comes to entertainment, they need to be part of the much larger media in Action, Thriller, Martial Arts, Sci-Fi, Horror, Fantasy and Adventure and not just warriors of North America. But the problem is that the people at Hollywood, TV, books, comics and the video game industry still don't know what to do with them.
Xbox 360 video game Prey (2006)
Domasi (Tommy) Tawodi's background was chosen due to the amount of mythology in Cherokee oral tradition, which 3D Realms aimed to use for a number of games. Tommy is voiced by Michael Greyeyes, and Jen is voiced by Crystle Lightning, who are both Plains Cree. Greyeyes approved of the way that Tommy was depicted in the game, contrasting Prey to a film production:
"I was impressed with the way 3D Realms conceived of and wrote Tommy... Hollywood typically relegates our different indigenous cultures either into a single pan-Indian construct of some type — radical AIM protester type; slick, corporate, anglicized casino businessman type; et cetera — or, most commonly, as a historical figure, typically from a Plains culture. In fact, the overwhelming majority of roles written for native actors are in the Western genre. There are few opportunities for us to appear outside that paradigm, and when we do it is often equally narrow in focus... The writers at 3D Realms were always open to my comments — which I freely offered — and took my notes seriously, in nearly all instances changing dialogue or thematic content."
--Games for Windows: The Official Magazine, January 2008
They're not thy toughest unbeatable super Greek warriors that some want you to believe they are. The Spartan myth at Thermopylae was there best defense and they knew it, a well rehearse tough-guy act was enough to convince their audience and win an empire. In the end however, they were a strong man who couldn't take a punch when it finally came time to fight like at the Battle of Leuctra where they lost 400 men, a 1/3 of their army to the Greek state of Thebes and it was the Athenians who were in far more battles than the Spartans.
Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth
[Q&A] Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth
The future of science and space exploration is not coming from NASA, but from the private sector. NASA has become tremendously inefficient, private space exploration companies are beating them both in terms of the cost of their programs, and their accomplishments. Virtually all satellites are launched by private companies.
Engineer's who grew up on the US space program in the 60s and 70s, members of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space in college, well tell you with certainty that the government monopoly on space exploration and development has held back technological developments by decades.
SpaceX Does What Government Won’t
This has nothing to do with the comic, but euphemism language, PC bullshit and if anyone still hasn't realized just how fucked up it is or keeps getting... then you are beyond hopeless.
George Carlin - Euphemistic Language
Janet Albrechtsen - Political Correctness
Brendan O'Neill - Political Correct Bigotry
While Eliot Ness (who was a drinker himself) and his team of Untouchables were of course not responsible for creating Prohibition, however like the Drug War, his efforts had no lasting effect whatsoever. The fact that Prohibition ended (that's what the American people wanted), that we're allowed to drink alcoholic and that the Mafia and small gangs are not killing each other over is pretty hard to ignore. It's none of the Government or the State's damn business what we put into our own bodies!
PROHIBITION ENDS AFTER 13 DRY YEARS
Harry Browne - Abolish the FDA
The Right To Try Bill is the Right Idea
No one can tell me or anyone what I or we can or can't put into our own bodies. There are of course those who need help, anyone with a substance abuse needs to take responsibility for their actions. But treating them like violent criminals and putting them in jail for years (The War On Drugs) is not helping.
Judge Jim Gray - Judging The Drug War
Judge Jim Gray on The Six Groups Who Benefit From Drug Prohibition
Jeff Berwick - End Of The Drug War
John Stossel - The War On Medical Marijuana
"Freeway" Rick Ross on How He Introduced Crack to the U.S. and Made Millions Off the War on Drugs
Connections between Freeway Ricky Ross, the Bush Administration, and the crack cocaine epidemic
John Stossel - Drug Myths
Dr Sanjay Gupta - Is Marijuana Medicine?
"Don't Let My Daughter Die, Governor!": Chris Christie vs. Medical Marijuana
"Milton Friedman, Pete Wilson - The Drug War"
Glenn Greenwald - Drug Policy in Portugal
John Stossel - Drug War Corruption
Carl Hart - The Science of Illicit Drug
Stossel 2015 08 21 Rule Breakers (11:30)
Silk Road Founder Jailed-- Drug Sales UP
Antonin Scalia - A Living Constitution
Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer debate the Constitution
The Ben Shapiro Show Ep. 271
HIGHLIGHT: Gorsuch's Greatest Comebacks! | Louder With Crowder
Kurt Schlichter: Liberal virtue-signalling leads to child rape
While Goodfellas is a good film, however real Mafia members are not funny, witty, charming or anything like the film shows them. The film Carlito's Way. those who are chasing him, was closer to portraying the NY Mafia types better than any movie or TV show... a bunch of vicious thugs with very little charm or funny aspects in them.
In the book Goodfellas, those characters in real life such as Paulie, Tommy and Burke were not charming like in the movie, just a vicious, violent group of psychopaths. Scorses himself said that he had to change that, to basically make them sympathetic a bit or the film would have been unwatchable.
A corrupt origination from the very beginning.
Ryan McMaken - Abolish the FBI
Were Garland, Texas jihadis aided by FBI?
The REAL FBI Story | The Andrew Klavan Show Ep. 426 (13:30)
Tucker Carlson - Corruption@FBI
Insights of ex-CIA Ray McGovern - Corruption@FBI 9
FBI & DOJ: The Chickens Will Come Home to Roost - Corruption@FBI 18
It's Time to Fire the FBI: A Rant
Not a Conspiracy Theory
RIGHTS DENIED: Wrongfully Labeled 'Prohibited Possessor', James O'Keefe On His Lawsuit Against FBI
I never liked shows like Law&Order, CIS, NCIS, Cold Case Files, and so on, there all crap.
Junk Science Locks Up Innocent People
Not the location, but the people of Hollywood (writers, directors, producers, actors), they are not to be looked up too or admired. I'll watch there movies and TV series (some of them), but nothing else. Although, most of the films and TV shows that I watch came out years or decades ago, there's barely anything today that's worth watching.
Jerry Seinfeld Destroys Awards Shows - Comedian Award 2007
The Politics of Hollywood with Andrew Breitbart
Hollywood Hypocrites Demand Gun Control For Citizens As Their Movies Promote Gun Violence
John Stossel special on 'Hollywood Hypocrites'
OSCARS 2016 - The TRUTH about Academy Awards, and the REAL Hollywood
Hollywood Liberals Celebrate Child Rapist
Michael Moore is a Sack of Shit
Ben Shapiro Deconstructs Meryl Streep's Golden Globes Speech
F**k George Clooney
George Clooney is a Complete Idiot
Welcome to the Real World, JK Rowling
Leonardo DiCaprio is a Complete Idiot
I'm Tired of Celebrities Defending Islam!
Ep. 314 - Allies Against the People: Big Media and the Big State | The Andrew Klavan Show (21:37)
Ben Shapiro Deconstructs Jimmy Kimmel's Healthcare Monologue
Jimmy Kimmel Uses Sick Son to Bash Trump | Louder With Crowder
Ep. 308 - Katy Perry Hates Walls...Except Around Her House | The Ben Shapiro Show
Chevy Chase Talks About SNL Liberal Agenda
Not Liking Amy Schumer is "Sexist"
How is This a Thing? 31st of July 2017
EMMYS PROPAGANDA: How Liberalism is Ruining Entertainment | Louder With Crowder
WEINSTEIN HYPOCRISY: How Hollywood Assisted Harvey Weinstein | Louder With Crowder
Hollywood is Crumbling!
Hollywood | Pervs & the Complicit
Oprah For President? | The Ben Shapiro Show Ep. 448
Hollywood and the News Media Attack Themselves | The Andrew Klavan Show Ep. 440
Pamela Geller: Robert DeNiro denounces US — while visiting sharia dictatorship
Hollywood Was Always Red: A Rant
There are a few in Hollywood who see it and other celebrates for what they are and have done far more to help people, but they're few and far between. But once a upon a time, Hollywood was not always Liberal.
Martina Markota: Hollywood Wasn't Always 'Liberal'
Almost Every Major Franchise is Compromised
The Last Gasp of Red Hollywood - A Rant
One Fix for Hollywood Bias
New Poll Shows Americans HATE Hollywood and the Mainstream Media!!!
The level of trust that consumers have for Hollywood is only 4%
America Ablaze - A Rant (2:24)
The Communist Roots of 'Cancel Culture'
How Hollywood bends its knees to China?
Hollywood (As We Know It) Will Not Survive The Coof
Nicole Arbour | COMEDY | Rubin Report
When it comes to their history... for one thing the Republicans freed the slaves, not the Democrats, the Democrats ran the Confederacy and created the Confederate flag. The southern Democrats insulted the Jim Crow laws and voted against just about every single piece of civil rights legislation from 1866 to 1966, that's a 100 years of voting against equality, which includes opposing against the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments which were the abolition of slavery, the granting of citizenship to slaves and granting slaves the right to vote. They also created the KKK... and this is the party that most blacks vote for????
The Republican Party is not perfect by any means, the party is completely gutless, but when it comes to the Democratic Party on corruption, censorship, banning guns, rigging elections and other such things...
They have become thy most corrupt party in US history, their the enemy of the people, a bunch of Socialist/Communist scum, the party needs to be dismantled.
A group that has done far more harm than good
John Stossel - Green Tyranny: The Propaganda Machine
John Stossel - The Green Monster
The EPA's Assault on Alaska's Pebble Mine
Average, Everyday Lawbreakers
What Is The Deep State?
cut the EPA
How eco-radicals exploit ignorance of fracking truths
"What about the EPA?" (3:34)
Stossel: Baby Salmon Threatened?
The Andrew Klavan Show Ep. 401 (8:55)
The image being used for this is inaccurate, that's Linda Danvers, not Kara Zor-El, Danvers is not related to Superman.
But being with your cousin is not incest or inbreeding.
Offspring of cousins have less genetic risk than previously thought
Here Is The Surprising Truth About Cousins And Marriage
Thy worst thing the human race could have ever conceived. Luckily there are less wars going on around the world than at any time in human history and there hasn't been a world war since 1945.
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