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Myths of America: I Am the Master of My Fate
Cody Graves
Wednesday, October 11, 2017



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  1. Myths of America
    21 Sep, 2017
    Myths of America
    One thing we don’t like to address in American culture is that we have our own system of mythologies that affect the way we see the world and more importantly how we see ourselves. If you know anything about Fireside Community you know that we care a lot about stories and how they affect us. Here at Fireside we pay attention to stories, what they tell us, and especially what they imply. The American story is particularly revealing to who we are as a culture and even plays into some unquestioned
  2. 04 Oct, 2017
    Myths of America: Love Means Never Having to Change
    This myth is a tough one. This is a situation where culture says one thing and people respond too strongly. Stop me when you recognize the movie, the main character is going through life, with a significant other, and some big personal issue gets in the way. Their partner has a character flaw that makes the main character not want to be with them anymore and after a series of events the main character comes to their senses and realizes that if they truly loved the other, they wouldn't ask them
  3. Myths of America: Follow Your Heart
    27 Sep, 2017
    Myths of America: Follow Your Heart
    I’m a big fan of movies. I really enjoy sitting down and getting lost in a story. I like thinking about the use of lighting and cinematography (although I don’t really know much about either) and I like to think about the story. Movies can be a great way to see into the subconscious thoughts that a culture accepts. If a thought promoted by a movie is not shocking, or even worse you don’t even think about it, there’s a good chance you’ve either accepted it yourself or you’re not conscious about