Originally Posted by Rodrigo90
Lex has a number of complex's [is that how you say it? lol]
The defence mechanism kicks in, he has a superiority complex. He needs to prove it constantly, because he does feel inferior to Superman. Otherwise he wouldn't keep trying and would be content with life.
I've never thought of Lex as feeling inferior to Superman. I guess it's all perspective. I think he needs to prove it constantly because he feels superior, and he wants everyone to know he is, including Superman.