"All of which would doubtless be explained away easily enough by the scholars of Bat-philosophy. The ambiguity of it all is the point, see. We live in times when the distinction between good and evil has evaporated. That's why The Joker is good fun and Batman is a bore. Our fates depend on the flip of a coin, like those of the lawman's victims, not on what is right. Cool, man!
Whatever. Certainly, Hollywood's other superheroes also seem to be losing their moorings. Yet if they can offer us no succour, then their time has passed. The dark knight's ethical indigestion will be the death of him. For, without morality, there can be no saviours. Once you've arrived in Mad Max land, you don't need another hero."
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