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Superman, you’re not the boss of me

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The new Man of Steel trailer is interesting. I do enjoy a good origin story – endless reboots are no problem for me, as long as each one is fresh. But Jor-El’s instructions to his son to go out and be Jesus to the poor benighted heathens who aren’t as awesome as he is…

http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/wb/manofsteel/

Well, I’m reminded of this.

Lead them not into temptation

Lead them not into temptation

Image from here)

The trailer made me sympathetic with Lex Luthor’s point of view that Superman is a dangerous alien invader who wants to impose his terrible will on the people of Earth. Mind you, I’m already fairly sympathetic to Lex. He’s a great character.

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