Imagine Loki and Bucky engaging in a knife-dagger battle. Both are skilled in that arena, and both are dangerous. A crowd gathers around them as they spar, wondering who’d win.
Plato's a bore? Hm. Plato's works could be simple yes, but I wouldn't completely discredit him for that. Perhaps he only rehashed Socrates ideas and his ideal republic had no check on power, but still. Tell me you at least give him credit for his allegory of the cave? That piece is really profound, and come on, it's far from boring. Your Existentialists are cool but they owe a lot to Plato and his ideas. Also you gotta give the guy some points for not being sexist