Growth only happens when you resolve your existing conflicts. Just recall all the movies that you have seen so far. Almost all movie scripts are based on a conflict. Here are the types of conflicts that are used in movie plots.
Character vs. self (Joker)
Character vs. character (Dark Knight)
Character vs. society ( Rang De Basanti)
Character vs. supernatural (Dr. Strange)
Character vs. technology (Avatar)
Character vs. nature (Interstellar, or any dystopian movie)
From a viewer’s perspective, they see a character growing through these conflicts. It is entertaining.
Conflict gives a purpose and direction to the plot. Conflict enables character development.
Our lives are no different from character curves. Conflicts provide us with an opportunity to grow and have a direction. No conflict, no growth.
What’s your conflict?
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