Competing Ethical Systems in Ghost of Tsushima

Competing Ethical Systems in Ghost of Tsushima by Armond Boudreaux   In its depiction of medieval Japanese culture, its astonishingly beautiful landscapes and imagery, and its hyper-realistic combat, Ghost of Tsushima is ground-breaking. One remarkable thing about the game that might have gone relatively unnoticed, however, is the way in which it invites a sophisticated…

The Unworthy Thor: Humility and Worthiness

The Unworthy Thor Humility and Worthiness By Armond Boudreaux ***Major Spoilers follow for The Unworthy Thor.***   “I’ll bet the Hulk could lift Thor’s hammer.” My oldest son said this several years ago when I first introduced him to superheroes. (It’s a fairly common mistake, thinking that Mjolnir is so heavy that only the very…