There is a small line in the comparison of a hero and a villain in some scenarios. Individuals who save lives are easily compared to heroes. Professionals or individuals who receive praise for other than saving lives or believed to be serving justice can be defined as villains or heroes. Numerous organizations around the world can be viewed as either villains or heroes. At this time the local law enforcement agencies of the United States are debated as either depending on personal viewpoints
Heroes A hero is defined as a person who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities (Hero, n.p.). Through the passage of time in history, the perceptions and characteristics of what makes a hero have changed. While some characteristics have remained constant, others have evolved and developed as society has changed. One thing that is certain is that most people have their own individual descriptions and ideas that define a hero. Heroes have high standards to meet. Thousands of people do
such that superheroes emphasized classic American values. These values of chivalry, strength and leadership were regarded as concepts that created a sense of solidarity and national sentiment among readers, all belonging primarily to America. These heroes were advocates not just for these American ideals; they were also seen as those intended to safeguard it. They were considered a metaphor for the “ideal American”. This nationalistic sentiment was originally what made superheroes popular, but as their
MEDIA AND WAR The Just War theory has some moral contents, but it is significantly pragmatic in its character and application. Both sides of a war want to claim that their causes are just. They frame the war aims as ‘just’ to achieve support of the public and the international community. Even Generals project the justness of the war which tends the soldiers to fight longer and fiercer against the enemy. Hence, ‘justness’ or ‘rightness’ of a war are important for any military intervention.