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It is no longer possible for a society to regard any living man or woman as a hero in the modern age.

Because the reputation of anyone who is subjected to media scrutiny will eventually be diminished. It is really hard for the celebrity to keep a nice image to the public.

Topics: Hero media
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    Apr 24 2012: True heroes stand the test of time. The media is a trend machine and trends change so the media's assertions or assessments may not stand the test of time. True heroes are timeless, even if forgotten. All true heroes have/had flaws and they know/knew it. Hero does not = flawless. Heroes do not have to be BIG in any way. Everyone is capable of experiencing being a hero in some small way at some time in their lives. Consistency is the hard part. Consistency in aspiration, with and despite difficulty, is the stuff of true heroes.
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      Apr 25 2012: I really like your definition of heroes. True heroes stand the test of time.

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