The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring provides many “clues to the spiritual potentialities of the human life.” It deals with bitter conflicts such as war, battles for power and the corruption that comes with such battles. In The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring these conflicts take place in Middle Earth.
Please discuss the similarities between Middle Earth and our world today as you consider the following universal themes presented in the film:
- The Nature of Good vs. Evil (and the origins of evil)
- Loss of Innocence
- Honor, Loyalty, Friendship
- Seductiveness/Temptation of Power
- Guru/Disciple Relationship (teacher/student)
Please post an initial response of 500 words