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Old 04-23-2013, 01:10 PM   #185
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Default Re: Superman's power level - Part 1

Haven't you ever considered that being able to lift huge objects without breaking them is part of his own power set (like with tactile telekinesis) and not ignorance of the laws of physics by the filmmaker? You're right, normally a building or an island can't be lifted by only one small point without collapsing under its own weight, but this is Superman. The entire point is he can do the impossible. The laws of physics go out the window with him.

Flying with people at near light speed while rescuing them from a building should kill them if you want to get technical about everything. How do they withstand those mind-boggling speeds while being carried to safety? The fact is, you try to make all the physics realistic and you make Superman's powers almost entirely useless.

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