What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler
The Heros Journey is an Inversion of what Jesus Christ did

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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-a-hero-matthew-winkler What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common with these literary heroes? Matthew Winkler takes us step-by-step through the crucial events that make or break a hero. Lesson by Matthew Winkler, animation by Kirill Yeretsky.


FBI AGENT : Through action, a man becomes a hero Through death, a hero becomes a legend Through time, a legend becomes a myth And by learning from the myth, a man takes action I do not own this quote and don't know the person who made it but i find this quote inspirational

Ark : "Or even possibly dies" *G.R.R Martin smiles*

Obito Uchiha : Now what about , "What makes a villain ?" ?

Mr. Staff : You forget... The most important thing of a Hero, is their will to continue. Trials build the Hero's will, having them face tragedy over and over again. It tests them every time, having them go further and make the more dangerous decisions. Why? Because of how much they've already been through, they make the choice which saves the majority than the minority.

anime fanboy : “Meddling when you don’t need to is the essence of being a hero” -Izuku Midoriya

Tristan Saul : "What do you have in common with Harry Potter, Katniss Everdeen and Frodo? You're human, just like them!" Frodo was a poor example if you're going to be talking about human heroes, lol

Just Some Guy with a Mustache : Muscles and a cool cape. Roll credits.

GallantKnight02 : 100 push ups 100 sit-ups 100 squats and 10km run a day!

Awsamazing Eden : A hero does the right things for the right reasons. A hero helps the most people and hurts the least.

Adam Perkins, II : "When there's nothing to be gained, rising to the challenge at those times... is surely the mark... of a true hero!!" ~All Might

Damian Winchester : A hero is the one who steps up to the plate without being asked. A hero is the one who does their best to make the right decision. A hero is the one who learns to live with the wrong ones and moves on. A hero is not always the strongest, the smartest, or the bravest. But a hero is the one that will stand by your side. Through thick and thin. A hero will bring you food when you are hungry or drink when you are thirsty. When you are sick a hero will tell you you will be better soon. And when you are about to take your last breath. A hero will hold your hand and say goodbye.

Monocat : Aint 6am all of humanity’s darkest hour? Waking up feels like death

Da Fuj : My Adventure Today Status Quo: Laying on couch Call to adventure: Hungry Assistance: Ask help from older brother Departure: Go into kitchen Trials: Find food Approach: Found pantry Crisis: Food behind cans Treasure: Found chips beside cans Result: Got chips Return: Exit kitchen, Go back to couch New life: At couch, opening chips Resolution: Eating chips Status Quo: Full

Nikko K. : Did anybody else's ELA teacher show them this video?

Joshua Barrientos : A hero is someone who opens the door to a better future.

satnamo : The cave i fear to enter holds the treasure i seek. I know that cave that i must enter.

Zackrius : What makes a hero? according to some bald guy, the secret formula is 100 push-ups, 100 curl-ups and 10km run every single day

Aephesilon : What makes a hero, you ask? Well, if I do say so myself: -Lettuce -Tomato -Cheese -Ham -Turkey -Mayonnaise Let's see here.... What do you mean that's not what he's talking about?

Joshua Barrientos : My Hero Academia...

Filip Kisilewicz : Frodo wasn t a human he was a hobbit

Hot Dogs! : "What makes me a good Demoman? IF I WERE A BAD DEMOMAN , I WOULDN'T BE SITTIN' HERE DISCUSSIN' IT WITH YOU NOW WOULD I?!" - Demoman , Meet the Demoman

BootsWithThe Furr : The animator of this video is the real hero

Guiding Angel : where not in kansas anymore.....

Darrel Prajogo : "You're human just like them!" LOTR fans: "Frodo is a HOBBIT!"

Just_ L : "The Hero with Thousand Faces" I want to buy this book

Ethan Guo : Frodo is actually a hobbit, not a human...

Κωνσταντίνος Μ. : this is uncomfortably inspiring

King Quality : Nobody going to point out that some dude just spotted a weird growing root out of nowhere, then meets an old guy that gives him a sword, then jumps to a cliff, does some sick parkour, kills some small Alaskan bullworms, then dies, then comes back to life, then kills a really big Alaskan bullworm, then runs from the *_b i g_* Bullworm, then runs through a door, then does more random things, all in just over a minute?

Vinod Bisht : What about the fark knight.Harry isn't a good protagonist . He is LUCKY

David Poa : can I just say the animation is beautiful! keep this up I love you Animator!

ALBERT EINSTEIN : I don’t wanna be a hero! A hero is someone who finds apples and shares them with people, why would I do that when I can have all apples to myself

Laura Lorca : -What do you have in common with them? That you are human. Well... Frodo is a hobbit...

Saulo Giovannini : Frodo is a hobbit..

nue32 Legit : Uh I was lookin for some my hero acedamia type shiz but ok

The PHEONIX : Well whatever everyone will say, the hero of my childhood was STAN LEE. R.I.P Stan Lee. 😔😔😔

Spartan 150 : Short answer:movie cliche Long answer:this video

Hamza Hasan : "A True Hero Will Always Find A Way For Justice To Be Served" -Allmight PLUS ULTRAAAAAA!

Swapnil Jadhav : GOT: Hero slays the dragon in S7 and then again in S8

21stcenturyyouxia : I think they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and heroic potential lays in all of us. It's a complicated as f%$@ idea, this is what I have from the top of my head. Maybe somebody who steps up to the plate without being asked, not the least bit perfect but goes great lengths to make world better place and maybe still have something to become of themselves. Not just somebody who protects but also somebody who inspires others to follow in their wake Personnally, just being honest I want to make the world a better place and at the same time have something to become of myself To follow my <3's destiny

nobody : 3:17 FRODO IS NOT A GODDAMN HUMAN! -.-

the stardust bunny : I dont want to be a hero! A hero is someone who shares meat with other people! But I want all the meat! -Monkey D. Luffy

Vadim Shved : Animator: "You're a human, just like Frodo" Me: "YEAH! ... Wait, what?"

Jade Go : Favorite Book or Movie: Hunger Games ...... 2:00 Assistance The Hero needs help from someone older or wiser Me: Haymitch? Nah


WeTube : One Love

Brian Boyd : Wow! Beautiful narrative and incredible animation. Well done to everyone involved in this project.

Manya Goyal : The most important quality in a hero is not his power or his knowledge, it his belief in himself. Remember Neville Longbottom, he wasn't the smartest or the strongest but he gradually started to believe himself. If you know you have done your best, don't beat yourself up or doubt yourself if you do not succeed.

Programming courses : I am a simple man, I see TED ed I press like

문disaster : 1. listen for your call to adventure 2. *accept the challenge* 3. conquer your fear (overcome) 4. claim the treasure you seek And then, do it all over again