So the other day, a few of my friends were arguing on a post on my Facebook page about a movie poster for The Avengers (Joss Whedon, if you're reading this, I love you).* It had to do with the posing of the characters on the movie poster and their costumes. At first, I didn't really respond, because, honestly, while I could see both sides to the points they were making, I really didn't take it seriously. I saw no need to. It's a movie poster.
And that got me thinking. People get so riled up about things and, in all honesty, I think sometimes it clouds the bigger issue. The world has enough REAL issues worth fighting about -- war, torture, famine, violence, marginalization -- that I don't entirely understand the point of starting arguments or looking for problems in places where, honestly, it doesn't matter.
Don't get me wrong, I love a good rant as much as the next person. And when I find something to rail about, I will in a heartbeat. I just honestly don't see the point in looking for arguments in places where there really aren't any...the world has enough things to fight about.
I've got shit to Avenge,
* No seriously. Joss Whedon, and fellow Whedon fans, understand my love here. I was already psyched for The Avengers because, honestly, I'm a hardcore Marvel dork, but then JOSS friggin WHEDON. Writing amazing characters and then breaking my heart with them** for years and hopefully for years to come.
** "Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!"