Sucker Punched. It Didn't Hurt That Bad.

“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” How profound is that? I find it interesting that I heard this on a movie early this morning.
I think every guy can appreciate a good action movie. The key to my previous sentence is the word “good.” That’s relevant to the viewer and his preference. In any case, I watched a movie early this morning that I had avoided watching because it didn’t appear to be something I would appreciate.
The name of the movie is “Sucker Punch.” It’s movie with hot looking women, fighting, explosions, and lots of action. The real surprise came in the form of witty sayings.
“For those who fight for it, life has a flavor the sheltered will never know.” This caught my attention because I know sheltered people. I get along with them well enough. I used to call these people the lucky ones or spoiled brats. They have no idea of just how hard life can be. Likewise, I have no idea what it’s like to come from money or power or influence. I do know that our appreciation for the world greatly differs. Nevertheless, my friends are my friends, and we get along great.
“Who teaches us what’s real and how to laugh at lies?” I wonder how many people think of things like this. Who helped for your perceptual lens? Do you see things the way they are, or do you see things the way you are?
All of this from a movie I probably won’t suggest to anyone but those who enjoy mindless action and beautiful, scantily clad women. I’m not judging. It's all entertainment to me. I watched it. There are a lot more witty sayings throughout the movie.
The movie ends with, “You have all the weapons you need. Now fight.”
We are a lot stronger than we give ourselves credit for being. That’s something we should all remember when we think about the people and situations that bring us down or hurt us.
Check it out. Tell me what you think.
Doggonnit Doggonnit
41-45, M
May 6, 2012