Why does a community hero training center need to address spirituality and inspiration?
The original ancient Grecian idea of a hero didn’t include spirituality. It included anybody who did something amazing, beyond the ability of ordinary people. Even terrible acts of evil could make someone a hero. Today, heroes are people who are examples of doing good. This also means that heroes can be anybody, not just the super strong, brave, or smart.
We need to learn what goodness is, to find a strong reason to do good things for others. As neighbors living together in peace, there are many things that we all believe are good. As humans, of course we have differences, too. A community center for training heroes needs the help of all the spiritual and rational sources of belief in what’s good, to focus on what we all believe, and examine our differences with civility.
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