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“Suffering” Articles

What Can We Learn From and Love About the Joker?

The Joker is a sadistic villain, but what makes him so popular? Clark Weidner takes a philosophical look at the good and bad behind the DC villain's appeal.

Suffering and Growth: Wanda Maximoff and the MCU

The growth of Wanda Maximoff in the face of overwhelming suffering gives us hope in the midst of our own difficulties.

Humans of Gaming 79 | Rand Miller and The Reassurance in Suffering

Rand Miller, co-creator of MYST, joins Drew and M Joshua to talk about the change of mind that comes from wealth and the aspect of suffering.

Red Dead Redemption 2 ‘s Arthur Morgan is my Favorite Saint

The true strength of Arthur Morgan as a character is not in his great physical power or speed, or even his many deeds. Rather, it is in the clear-sighted recognition of his own wretchedness as a man, his rejection of that life which leads to death, and his desperate pursuit of the loving good that surpasses and transcends himself.

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.