“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain
This is a monumental week for Nerds and Rebels worldwide, as Captain America: Civil War hits theaters this Friday. Reviews are glowing, but this movie puts us nerds in a seriously awkward position. Why?
Well, in this story, Captain America and his friend Tony Stark find themselves on opposite sides of a brutal argument. And a civil war of epic proportions ensues.
Instead of taking sides, we’re going to highlight why both characters are partly right, and partly wrong. Up first, Team Captain America.
Have a Creed You Stick To
I like to consider myself an old school guy like Steve Rogers, which is probably why I have his art above my desk and his shield on my wall. And why the back of my book says I’m trying to become Captain America.
Look people in the eye. Have a firm handshake. Remember people’s names. Inspire through action. Stand up for those who can’t stand up for themselves and stand alongside your brothers in arms.
And stick to your guns, even when you are not on the side of the majority.
When Captain America is on the “wrong side” of the majority (as we saw in Ca…