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Old Aug 1st 2017, 11:35 PM
Abishai100 Abishai100 is offline
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Default Pirates!

Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean franchise starring the great Johnny Depp presents stories about swashbuckling pirates on the high seas in 18th Century amidst social intrigue around England and elsewhere.

The pirates are led by the bold and humorous Captain Jack Sparrow (Depp), and we see big-screen presentations of maritime consciousness regarding outlandish behaviors (if not graphic or pornographic --- it's Disney after all).

Recently, films from all kinds of movie studios present tales of outrageous deeds and even strange kinds of danger/violence and/or vigilantism-daydreams. Horror films, comic book adapted films, and Disney's Pirates franchise all represent a new age cinematic investment in 'wild-life storytelling.'

Why is this the new trend, and when did it begin? Could it be traced to the advent of the circus perhaps (Barnum & Bailey)?

Regardless, the fact that youngsters are exposed to this kind of radical psychology suggests that politically discussing education of the youth must require an attention to this new kind of 'creativity lens.'

As we know, media and the arts have been invaluable complements to the modern classroom...

{Incidentally, Jack Sparrow goes searching for the dystopian(?) Fountain of Youth in the film Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides!}

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