The Super Hero Culture

Among the notable attributes of American Society is the prevalence of the "Superhero Culture". This is manifested in the affinity for fictitious characters with superhuman abilities. This socio - cultural constructs found in comics, video games and other like material go on adventures and fight those who are against what is good, just, noble and humanistic. They are not just of a uniform mold but are as varied as a society itself. Like any community these personas, though imaginary are an important externality in terms of Social Interaction.
In Social Interaction, an externality must be shared by several individuals in society. This may be a tangible or intangible so long as it facilitates the socio - personal interchange. These characters are a manifestation of a shared experience, value or beliefs. Any American knows and can identify with Superman, Batman, Spider Man, Iron Man and the like. Their affinity for these individuals is as culturally deep as the Greeks and their pantheon of mythological deities.
The American society in whole or in part share attributes with this non - real persons. These fictional individuals served as tangible modes through which Social Interaction could viably happen. However, this important cultural phenomenon is not purely founded on affinity for them as an externality. They also are significant repositories of values. Fighting for justice, using individual ingenuity to solve problems and defending the oppressed are some of these ideals.
Some argue that the "Superhero Culture" as an integral part of social dynamics, such as social interaction. Its detractors contend that this becomes the source of radical American war bravado. Some say that the warmongering of this society is brought about by a society interacting through these imaginary personas. However, this cannot be validly appreciated. Cultural nuances such as having externalities of heroes fighting evil and these evils are the enemies of the United States. Every culture has their own idea of what is evil and what they stand for.
Social Interaction is most effective when it is through symbols that are provocative, appealing and culturally expressive. Any cultural icons that exist not as real individuals but as representations of values and unique communal attributes better facilitate the shared interchange of individual expression in the social dimension. The level of mythos and relevance they take on is such that they are seen not just characters in comic books, animated shows and fiction in general. They are not that to the community's psyche.
More importantly for Social Interaction to have a lasting imprint in terms of the individuals in society, they have to hold considerable weight. Ideas of moral responsibility, vigilance to uphold justice and doing what is right regardless of the cost are best expressed and integrated into members of society not with mere words or written text. They are best ingrained through symbols and appealing representations - superheroes.

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