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Old 09-30-2013, 11:06 AM   #13
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Default Re: Batman as a Vehicle for the Surveillance State

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Originally Posted by thorstone View Post
Nolan touched on this darker authoritarian side of Batman in The Dark Knight-- what do you think of Batman as a vehicle for the modern surveillance state?

Will we see bat-drones flying around Gotham? Will Batman have a surveillance satellite? Will this be the crux of the conflict between Batman and Superman?

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At the end of Man of Steel, Superman destroys a surveillance drone, so we know that this Superman stands against such technologies.
I don't think we "know" that at all. The only thing we can know for certain is that he is against such being used against HIMSELF.

We MIGHT be able to ASSUME that he is similarly against such being used against the populace in general.

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