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Morality


I don't think Alan Moore was really concerned with "leaning" one way or the other with morality, I think it was more about implementing "moral" questions in the reader's mind, like:
What is a hero?
What is a villain?
What are the factors that drives someone to be one or the other?
And finally, is it right to sacrifice the few for the many?


deleted member (last edited Jul 21, 2016 07:17AM ) Jul 21, 2016 07:16AM   0 votes
Jacob wrote: "Alan Moore provides multiple and normally unconventional views of what is moral or proper. My main question is where does the work as a whole stand on what is moral? what form of morality does Moor..."

"Life's so fragile, a successful virus clinging to a speck of mud, suspended in endless nothing."

This quote serves as the answer for your question.


I think Moore is pessimistic of any codified view of morality, and Watchmen is one of the many ways he expresses this view.


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