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The Hero’s Perspective: What Back to the Future II Can Teach You

Posted in Whatever with tags , , on 05/05/2014 by McCutcheon

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In the films and stories that we love, we often end up sympathizing with the main character, no matter how little we might be able to relate to the character’s actual predicament or how villainous they may have become.

What’s a little more rare is to see things from another character’s perspective in film where they themselves are not the main character. Suddenly people’s attitudes are flipped around and they find themselves talking about what a great villain that character was. Does this make you wrong or strange? Nope. Because it’s all about perspective.

How so? Because changing perspectives is understanding different points of view, while understanding that can put you at the advantage in life of having a wider scope than simply your own way of thinking. Continue reading

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