There’s a recent post on the superheroes’ debate and it’s a bull’s eye! It goes straight to the heart of the matter: the division between community and god-centred religions where deities are individual entities and romantic spirituality focused on the self and archetypes. And once you’re into the latter, there really isn’t much of a difference between Hephaestus and Tony Stark. Which adds to the polytheist or pagan debate and makes me reject the latter label even more.
Go and read Tess Dawson’s blog post. It’s here and it’s for free. To quote from it: we are not all One, and it’s ok.