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“Pain” Articles

The Haunting of Bly Manor and the Redemptive Pain of Friendship

The real horror of The Haunting of Bly Manor is the fear of pain in loving others. Even still, it extols the need and value of relationships.

Hope for the Hurting in Final Fantasy VII Remake

Final Fantasy VII Remake reminded Al Martens of the power of empathy and the importance of loving people in the midst of their pain.

Stan Lee, Peter Parker, and Finding Purpose in Pain

At the root of Stan Lee and Spider Man's success is a basic observation of what it means to live well in the world as a human being.

Can Breath of the Wild Help Us Endure Life’s Hurts?

The difficult yet wondrous world of Hyrule challenges players to hope for a better world and maybe even find creative solutions to problems in the present.