American Everyman

by Scott Creighton

In the end, what is the final message of Christopher Nolan’s batman? He runs off to be an international playboy with his new love (a professional thief) and his man-servant sitting nearby. He leaves his caped crusade behind him and all the people of Gotham to stew in their own juices, solve their own problems, and he just enjoys his wealth and the rest of his life. Sound a little like Atlas Shrugged?

Bruce Wayne=John Galt?

Without seeing the film, I did find a website which is discussing it, especially the ending, and I figured it was worth taking a few minutes to pat myself on the back since it would appear that I was correct in my reading of the whole Batman series retooled by Christopher Nolan with his new Dick Cheney approach to the classic comic book character. And that Cheneyesque approach even goes so…

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About oneoflokis

Ah! That'd be telling! But very Lokean.
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