or a congresswoamn whose only claim to fame is surviving a shot to the head. (i will not add true but smartass comments)
heros put their lives at risk to save innocents. it may be physical harm, emotional/soul searching harm, or fiscal harm in the case of a whistleblower. heros are not necessarily good role models. ref pappy boyington.
good role models are not necessarily heros. and they are never perfect. a teacher may never risk is life but may live a good live and serve as an example to others.
dumbing down the language and the skweing the meaning of words is another technique of the left.
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“Heroic” is overused, yes. I can’t imagine, for instance, Hercules, Theseus, Achilles, Siegfried, Batman, or the Ninjas Turtles emptying bedpans. Maybe Captain Planet.