Originally Posted by gdw
Personally, I always thought the "goodness" of Superman was what was the true "ubermench" aspect of him. That is, it came from the human influence, and his upbringing, and that showcased the best of US, rather than his physical prowess.
In other words, his "motivation" was that it was the right thing to do, and he was brought up in such a wholesome environment that it was all the motivation he needed.
He just had more ability to do it with.
I guess you can say that, maybe that idea is implied by the Kents who raised him. I was hoping ,even if its due to the Kents, he acknowledges it somehow to someone. Makes you appreciate it more, not that we dont now, just like a touching moment from him casually.