“That one idea …
“Hollywood is always telling us that if you want anything badly enough, you can achieve it; just believe in yourself, and you can accomplish anything you set your mind to.
In a way, Pixar has been pouring cold water on this idea ever since Buzz Lightyear came crashing to Earth despite his deep need to believe that he could fly. Perhaps everyone is special, and anyone can cook — but real superpowers, or the makings of a great chef, are a gift that not everyone has. On this theme, Pixar remains true to its school. Well, kind of.”
Steven Greydanus’ review of Monsters University. For those working through Walking Toward Eternity this provides an interesting secular reflection on the topic of humility (loosely related to Day 2, reflection #4).
You can read his full review here.