The film tells us.
|Had The Sovereign been the only villain of the film, it would have been a different film. We've seen the "birthing mechanism" of The Sovereign (genetically engineered to be perfect and for a specific purpose) in two different films before: the first being Oblivion with Tom Cruise, and Man Of Steel on Superman's home planet. Typically, because socialist governments strive for efficiency and try to root out all sentimentality (did you know that hugging is illegal in China? Even hugging your own children or spouse is illegal) we could have taken The Sovereign to be the villain and, hence, the sign of socialism (in other words, that the film was pro-capitalist). What happens with Ego and Yondu (explained below) changes the way we have to view The Sovereign, however. One of the aspects is that comes out in conversation between the High Priestess (Elizabeth Debecki) and Peter Quill in this scene above, is that Peter has mixed heritage (he's a mortal and Ego, his father, a "Celestial," or god) and the Priestess tells him that he has a contaminated bloodline that causes him to be reckless, and they protect their blood lines in their race. Anyone who knows what really happened in history, know that it was the socialist Nazis who enacted the Nuremberg Race Laws and Marriage Hygiene Laws to keep the German or Aryan race free from the "contamination" of Jewish blood and physical traits. What Gunn does, however, is try to draw attention to the low inter-racial marriage statistics in America and Europe and suggests that blacks who marry blacks, or Asians who marry Asians or even white people who marry white people (yes, I know this is specifically targeted at white Americans, but I am making a point) are inherently racist because they haven't married someone from a different ethnic background from themselves so they can keep their own blood line pure. (If you doubt me about this, hold this thought, because we will discuss this below with Yondu and the song Come A Little Bit Closer and what Gunn is telling men who can't get a date like Yondu). Again, this is utterly ridiculous, but it's a form of bullying and shaming the Left pushes because they don't have logic or reality on their side to create a false world of socialist rule. It's important that Elizabeth Debecki plays this role, because she was the Nazi-enabler in Guy Ritchie's The Man From UNCLE; so by casting her as an example of a capitalist, Gunn says, "Oh, you think she's a villain? Let me show you what a villain really is,... YOU! Because you only marry white people!" and so he has shown us what he thinks a villain is, hasn't he?|
Why are they all gold? Symbolically, we know that gold represents kings (hence, they are called The Sovereigns). Gold (and the color yellow) symbolizes our dignity, because it relates the inherent dignity each of us has,or the dignity that someone ignores or desecrates. To Gunn, The Sovereigns have a "false dignity" about them, emphasizing their breeding techniques and their blood lines. Politically, the gold skin and features might well have to do with a large push to get on the gold standard so that economies cannot have politicians falsely driving up their debts to intentionally wreck the country's economy and usher in--under very contrived and false circumstances--socialism. Anything we (conservatives and Christians) want, is going to be vilified in this film. And I think all the other Marvel films (the Russo brothers might be the only possible exception) will start doing the same.
Why does Rocket steal the batteries? Rocket tells us: because he wanted to. This is the perfect example of wealth re-distribution. The Sovereigns have the wealth (the elite line of batteries) and Rocket wants it, so he takes what he wants. THEN, they show Rocket using the appropriated wealth he has gained to blow up Ego, who symbolizes God. In other words, Gunn suggests that once people get the wealth of people like Donald Trump (literally, just take what he has and give it to all those people who are always rioting) people will gladly abandon their faith in God (turn on Kurt Russell's Ego like Peter does). Yea, we still have a lot to discuss.
|I know there are many of you apt to be big fans of these songs, so please, do not take personal offense at what I am about to write (trust me, my parents listened to these songs when I was growing up, so I know them well) but their role in the film transcends our personal experiences with them because they have been interpreted and applied to a particular situation which had nothing to do with the original songs and their creation. Are we cool? Great.|
The song Brandy by the group Looking Glass has particular significance in the film because it's played twice and Ego (Kurt Russell) uses the lyrics of the song to interpret his personal situation and that of Peter's, too. According to Ego, he and Peter are the sailor in the song (you can read the lyrics here if you can't recall them) bringing gifts to people they love, but, ultimately, they have to leave them again because of their purpose. What does this have to do with anything in the film? Let's do a bit of the literary theory strategy New Historicism. We see Meredith (Peter's mom) singing Brandy in the car as Ego drives through Missouri; knowing the radio then only played current songs, we can guess that it's within about a month of the song being released (which happened in February, 1972). So, the question then, that this historical investigation leads us to ask is, what happened in February/March of 1972? Please recall in the film that, after we see Meredith singing the song, Ego takes her into the woods and shows her that plant thing he planted, but she doesn't know what it is and doesn't care. He tells her he's planting them all over the galaxy. Okay, in March 1972, The Rome Club (a think tank of UN bureaucrats) published their highly-speculative study The Limits to Growth which might be called the first environmental doomsday book. Essentially, the book examines the problems of population growth with industrialization in a system of finite resources. Sound familiar? Okay, what does this have to do with Brandy? Two things. First, James Gunn is telling women, hey, if you want the guy to marry you, tell him to stop being a capitalist, so he will stay home and take care of you. Oh, wait, that doesn't sound very pro-feminist, does it? That's because, it's not. But it doesn't matter, because this is why the Liberals want you to feel instead of thinking, just like Mantis (more on her below). Meredith didn't want Ego to leave, but he did, but if Ego hadn't been so intent on spreading his seed with his penis, then he would have stayed with Meredith, but no, he had to go and put those plant things everywhere; why? This leads us to the second point. He's a capitalist. The sailor in the song talks abut the sea, however, Brandy wears a braided chain/Made of finest silver from the North of Spain/A locket that bears the name/Of the man that Brandy loves. How do you think he got the chain to give to Brandy? By trade. All the hundred ships the harbor serves every day are trade ships, i.e.,the vehicles of capitalism and the free market. Gunn draws women's attention to this by saying, if he wasn't a capitalist, he would stay home with you instead of leaving you. When Ego compares himself to the sailor, Ego says that he, too, is a capitalist because he comes bearing gifts (rather like the dad in the very pro-capitalist Poltergeist reboot, who brings the wife jewelry, the daughter a new iPhone, his son a drone, etc.) and he had to work for the money to get those gifts, but then he's gone again to make more money to buy more gifts. Peter is the same because the Ravager community, who steal from everyone, is actually Gunn's way of saying they are capitalists, because if they were socialists, they wouldn't steal because they wouldn't have to because all of their needs would be met, and everything would be held in common (remember, in GG Vol 1 the orb has buyers, someone wants it, so that's why everyone tries to steal it is to sell it).
So, why does Ego, then, tell Peter that Brandy might be the greatest human composition ever written? Because it offers Gunn and other Liberals an easy way out regarding feminism. As we have often said, the reason feminists support socialism is because these are women who know they don't have what it takes to make it in the real world on their own, and they are not willing to suffer or work hard to become self-sufficient (they want the government to take positions away from men and promote women into those positions) BUT, taking the line that Brandy uses, instead of arguing what we just said, socialists can say that it isn't fair that men chase after capitalism, they should stay home and take care of their families (even though the Democrats have spent decades degrading marriage and the role of the father in families).
Now, for Jay and the Americans (the bottom image). Did you catch the line, "She belonged to bad man Jose?" She "belongs" should be a massive insult to feminists, however, the feminists aren't going to bat an eye over it; why not? This is "wealth redistribution." If the woman belongs to bad man Jose, then the guy singing the song is taking what belongs to Jose for himself, and that's exactly what socialists want to encourage. Feminists are happy to sell other women up the creek without a paddle, as long as it helps their own political agenda along. Please just note that image, and how these guys look, and we will discuss this below when we talk about Yondu.
Why would GG encourage patricide?
The founding fathers.
Continuing on with Ego,...
|Say hello to Conservatives and Christians everywhere! Here's Taserface! How do we know that Taserface symbolizes Conservatives? Well, what charge does Taserface bring against Yondu as the case for his mutiny? "You've gotten soft on Quill," and Yondu isn't killing Peter Quill the way Yondu told everyone he would (in the first film). So? Isn't that a virtue? Well, not upholding the law is a virtue if you are a supporter of Hillary Clinton. Remember, Gunn and the rest of Hollywood thought Clinton would be president when this film came out, and there would still be people, like myself, yelling about Benghazi and all the crimes she has committed and broken, and want her--like Peter Quill--to be brought to justice, the same way Taserface complains that Peter should be brought to justice. So if you think Hillary, Obama, and the rest of the Obama administration should stand trial for the crimes and treason they have committed, congratulations, this is what Gunn says we (Conservatives, Christians and anyone demanding justice for Hillary, Obama and the rest of the Washington bunch) look like to him. If this shocks you, it shouldn't: we basically saw the exact same thing in Jason Bourne when Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass sentenced Nicki (Julia Stiles) to death because she wanted to expose the corruption in the CIA, and Bourne didn't want to (please see Damning Iceland & Greece: Jason Bourne for more).|
|Yondu's character in GG Vol 2 is nearly as complex as Ego's. The first time we see Yondu in the film, he's just finished having sex,... with a robot. He's been banished by the Ravager community (this is where we meet Sylvester Stallone's character, and we know he's a capitalist figure, not only because he's a Ravager like Yondu, but because he tells the female figure alien who owns the bar that she lost the business of 99 Ravagers because she served one (Yondu who has been exiled); "boycotting" is a practice common to us Conservatives when we don't like what a business stands for; Gunn takes issue with that and wants to make us look like we are bad people for exercising the power of boycotting, so he inserts those lines into Stallone's character. So, what does Come A Little Bit Closer have to do with the scene above? The song plays as Rocket and Yondu make their escape after the mutiny led by Taserface. Yondu has his magic arrow whipping around, killing everyone who committed mutiny. Yondu's arrow is, undoubtedly, a phallic symbol, like Thor's hammer or King Arthur's Excalibur, and when Yondu's fin gets blasted off his head earlier in the film, it's a form of castration because he can no longer use his arrow as long as he doesn't have a fin on his head (which he manages to get a spare which you see on his head in this image here). So, what does this have to do with the film and socialism? Gunn is saying that, for men, like Yondu who want to have a relationship, even just for one night, they should support the liberal Left because of Mexican women who would be willing to sleep with them,... What? Well, if you listen to the lyrics of the song, it takes place on the Mexican side of the border, the border where Trump is wanting to build a wall; but if we don't build a wall, Gunn argues, and we declare amnesty instead, Gunn is assuring single men like Yondu that they can find a senorita who will sleep with them (instead of a robot; look at the guys in the band who sing this song; they have probably never had a woman tell them "You're my kind of man, so big and so strong," so Mexican women must be easy women, which is a reason to NOT build the wall; this is all James Gunn's propaganda to recruit people to the Democrats); all these lonely, single men like Yondu have to do is what Yondu does in this scene: kill all the capitalists and anyone else who wants to build a wall, then, you also won't be like those stuck-up Sovereigns with their pure blood lines (remember, The Sovereign comes to visit Yondu right after Stallone's character leaves) because you will be sleeping with a Mexican so you are not racist! Hooray!|
Now, on an important sidenote, when those who were loyal to Yondu are killed by Taserface and Yondu's loyal crew, what do they do to them? Put them out into space where they instantly freeze to death. Why? THE COLD WAR. Why does Yondu freeze to death at the end of the film? Patriarchy. If Yondu had let Peter die, Yondu would have lived, then Yondu could have gone around, doing the "works of mercy" of socialism. But no, Yondu wanted to claim Peter as his own (as much as he could) and that means "ownership" and "possession." Just like the anonymous woman in Come A Little Bit Closer who belongs to Bad Man Jose. Because Yondu freezes, we can work our way back through the chain of logic (because you and I employ logic, whereas Gunn and socialists make "leaps" of logic) and see that Gunn freezes Yondu to death because of patriarchy, and because the Cold War was about capitalism defeating socialism and communism, now, the socialists are going to "win" the Cold War by literally freezing anyone and everyone who upholds patriarchy, capitalism and religion.
|Peter Quill. Just as Ego has to die because he has a penis, and Yondu dies because he has the phallic symbol of the flying arrow, so "Quill" is a phallic symbol as well, not nearly as mighty or impressive as Excalibur, but a phallic symbol for what it can muster (what do you expect, coming from a socialist?). This scene, when Peter and Rocket argue about who the better pilot is, and which of them is going to fly the ship through the asteroid field, is meant to be a pièce de résistance to the film: beings (because Rocket isn't human) with a penis are going to be cock-sure and get everyone killed. Therefore, castrate them, castrate them all, just like Bruce Jenner.|
Why, when Peter fights Ego, does Peter take on the image of Pac-Man? To show that Peter is, indeed, a capitalist, even though he's fighting the uber-capitalist, Ego. Pac-Man arcades made $2.5 billion in quarters by the 1990s and is one of the most recognized brands in the history of humanity. It was also developed during the height of the Cold War, which makes it a sign of the success of capitalism and the fun it generated for several generations of Americans and other audiences throughout the world. Peter, then, is still Ego's son, even though he has committed patricide, but either Peter will have to convert to socialism (which is what I expect to happen) or Peter will have to die. Why does Yondu die? For Conservatives, it's right that a parent should give their life for their child; to socialists, it's not, the parent has the life, and the child is a parasite (remember, for example, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides when they look for the Fountain Of Youth and Penelope Cruz's character is going to give her father, played by Ian McShane, the years left in her life, because he doesn't believe in God, so he can't afford to die because he will go to hell. Well what kind of sense does that make? And Jack Sparrow realizes it, and makes sure that McShane's character dies because parents should sacrifice themselves for their children). But Yondu is also unwilling to kill "Pac-Man" and become a socialist himself, so instead, Yondu embraces patriarchy, being Peter's daddy, and for that, he must die because he's there for Peter when Peter needs him. What Gunn wants is for Yondu to be selfish, and absent, so that the government will take care of Peter instead, or leave Peter to die, because that would be like an abortion and that's what socialist governments do, they provide abortions for women.
If Peter kills Ego, then Peter, too, will be mortal because the light in the planet will be extinguished and Peter won't be part celestial anymore. This argument is really what is at the heart of Gunn's GG (all of them) capitalists want to be individuals. We want to do things setting us apart from others (which is one facet of our definition of "success"); why? Conservatives tend to believe in God (but certainly not all Conservatives). Those of us who do, believe that God created us to be individuals, with unique gifts and talents, and we are meant to develop those for God's glory because to us, that is true diversity, and united, we reveal part of who God is, and He reveals who we are, and who He created us to be, our purpose in life (like Ego's purpose). For capitalists, if we don't define our individuality with accomplishment, gifts and purpose, we become like that faceless, identity-less blob taking over the Dairy Queen. These beliefs regarding God and His relationship with humanity is what causes us to be that octopus monster at the beginning of the film, the one who has a thick hide and can't be killed except through the cut in the neck. Gunn hopes that his arguments against God in GG V 2 has made us "look up" (like the monster so Gamora can open that wound and slash the cut bigger and kill us) and despise God so that we, like Peter, will be happy being just like "everybody else," with no individuality, no accomplishments, and no eternal life to look forward to with God our Father in heaven (in case you are wondering, yes, Gunn was thinking these things specifically, because he used to be Catholic and went to a Jesuit high school in his home state of Missouri where the "earth portions" of the film take place).
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