I agree in part with your assessment of Minions.
I think the weakness I've seen here is that people like Ruth know how to push people's emotional buttons.
A couple times.
Hot Mom and their Boyfriend PT 2.
And it's not like I was especially looking there, but Bob's penis is dinky.
People believe that if doing something makes you even a tiny, tiny bit safer, you need to always do it, all the time, no matter what, and if doing something is just a tiny bit dangerous, you must never ever do nudest camping and having sex
I am very proud of you for teaching your son to be independent with trust.
Their choices are based on strength and competence not Fear.