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http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-problem-with-female-superheroes/ What do you want to be when you grow up? When pondering this question, most kids have given at least passing consideration to one fantastical if improbable calling: superhero. There is an understandable allure to the superhero position — wearing a special uniform (possibly with powerful accessories), saving the world from evil, and let's not forget possessing a wickedly cool special power like x-ray vision or the ability to fly. But new research by Hillary Pennell and Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz at the University of Missouri suggests that, at least for women, the influence of superheroes is not always positive. Although women play a variety of roles in the superhero genre, including helpless maiden and powerful heroine, the female characters all tend to be hypersexualized, from their perfect, voluptuous figures to their sexy, revealing attire. Exposure to this, they show, can impact beliefs about gender roles, body esteem, and self-objectification.
So I see these previews of the new movie, Batman vs. Superman, and I get to thinking, why the hell are two superheroes, working on the same side of good vs. evil, fighting each other? This is how evil wins, by getting good to fight against and destroy good. Reduce the good and evil builds up. What a horrible message this is for society and forums (or is that fora?) everywhere. Just sayin...