Plots, characters, ideas, and philosophies embed in the minds of humanity, altering societal decisions for thousands of years. Stories' method of transmission may be ever changing, but their relevance in civilization remains constant.
Today's media, however, rehashes tired stories, squeezing every penny from existing thought, rather than creating and innovating. Humans advance in many areas of intellect, collectively marching forward, subscribing to progression and innovation. But, regarding entertainment, our advancement is stifled by the unabashed pursuit of money.
Require more from media. Appreciate the greatness of classic works, while expecting new content to traverse untrod terrain.
We refuse to blissfully tread water. Let's bring exceptionalism back to the masses.