Originally Posted by Lead Cenobite
That's the best explanation for it. Part of me is bothered by the idea though, because it sort of makes all the mad scientists and supervillains his fault, sort of like how the costumed crazies in Gotham are Batman's fault since he inspired their theatricality.
The wrongdoings of other people are never your fault. If someone else, out of greed or hatred or envy, decides they want to do wrong to you, and other people are hurt? Its their fault, for choosing to do that.
Or, blaming Superman is postmodern BS.