Renouncing the Gold of Dragons: A Philosophy of Abundance for Work and Gaming
Paul Butterworth discusses the recent controversy surrounding D&D's publisher's plan to start requiring a 25% royalty on most D&D creators' content and how having a generous heart actually increases our wealth, financially AND spiritually.
Christ on the World Tree in Thor: Love and Thunder
What good are gods for? Paul Butterworth engages Thor: Love and Thunder's exploration of theodicy and what we value in the gods we worship.
Encountering Negative Emotion in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 2
Fear can drive us to retreat from or reflect it at others. How do we confront fear? Paul Butterworth writes on episode 2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Deconstruction and “True Myth” in Eternals
Eternals depicts how faith can be challenged and lost. However, there is more beyond mere deconstruction with the hope of reconstruction.
Moving Forward for Friends in Star Wars: Visions – Tatooine Rhapsody
Episode 2 teaches us that dwelling fondly on the past is pleasant, but it can prevent us from living life more fully with, and for, friends.
Trauma and the Worth of Human Bodies in Black Widow
Rather than glorifying trauma, Black Widow reminds us of its cost and the worth of the bodies subjected to it.