6. Art can, and will, save us from ourselves.
Though unfortunately, and even with the best of intentions, most book-to-film adaptations will just never be as good as the novels they sprouted from, Athena-like, proud and beautiful and brazen.

But that doesn’t change the redemptive power of expression through art, writing, beauty, and love. We live through our favorite characters –– heroine or villain, artist or poet, Astrid or Ingrid. We find our true selves in the moments we fall most in love with in our favorite stories. And honestly, what more could we ask for?