by Hilton Hater at . Comments

Patton Oswalt is already a hero to many this week, for a very real and unfortunate reason:

He wrote an inspiring Facebook post in response to the Boston Marathon bombing, comforting the world with a simple message: Good people outnumber bad people by a wide margin. And they always will.

Now, Oswalt has become a hero to a more specific section of society, as he guest stars on tomorrow night's Parks and Recreation as a local citizen embarking on an epic filibuster.

About his ideas for Star Wars: Episode VII.

The following scene did not make the final episode cut, but it is entirely improvised and is simply amazing:

by Free Britney at . Comments

In the wake of Monday's Boston Marathon bombing that killed at least three and injured 130 more, a nation turns its weary eyes to ... Patton Oswalt?

Believe it or not, yes. The 44-year-old comedian penned a Facebook response that struck a chord with fans and people who've never heard of him.

It has been Liked nearly 250,000 times in less than a day.

Patton Oswalt Pic

Oswalt writes that while violence like the Boston Marathon tragedy exemplifies the worst of our civilization, it's easy to lose track of the big picture.

That big picture, he says, is of a nation and human race that is fundamentally good, and would not be here otherwise, and which will always triumph.

It's actually pretty inspirational. Read it after the jump:

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