Originally Posted by ThePhantasm
Why does that pain you?
Because I think it's just wrong. Jor-El should not send Kal-El to Earth to completely change it's history and disrupt it's natural order. He's a scientist and observer above all else. He sends his only child away for the hope that it can still live.
It's Clark Kent that decides to use his powers for good and become Superman. No-one else.
The whole Fortress Jor-El training for Clark is the worst thing about the Donner films and the Smallville tv show.