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Unformatted text preview: -The drive towards heroism has two needs: o Agape People are driven to merge with a group, community, or a purpose larger than ones self. Heroic Belonging If you go agape may not develop yourself o Eros The need to stand out and apart from ones cohorts. Heroic Distinction From erotic (something that makes you more than yourself) If you go eros may pull away from others-People also need to crave heroes and seek extraordinary people. o We need to follow someone o People project their own power and ability onto their heroes o Heroes cast a nexus of unfreedom around their followers (Hitler, Osama bin Laden)...
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- Fall '07