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Garythebra

Subj: Ever read the Thor story: "The Reigning"? Its very similar.
Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 07:16:27 pm EDT (Viewed 355 times)
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I thought this issue made the Avengers look like a bunch of complete douchebags.
So, the Phoenix Five have brought peace and prosperity to the world and how does the world react??? Apparently they are not impressed, well at least POTUS isn't. We get some lame moralizing about how mankind shouldn't be taking an easy way out and that any progress we make should be hard fought for. Try rationalizing that to the millions of people who are living with death, war and starvation in the world.
If anything this story serves to emphasize how flawed mankind actually is.
Make the world an actual honest to goodness Utopia and humanity will not be able to accept it, eventually turning on their saviours.
Based on the Avengers reactions and actions in this issue I think that Scott and co. should just let the Phoenix Force raze the earth and start from scratch.

Thor gets the Odinpower and begins to solve all of Earth's problems while trying to respect free will, human rights, etc.. Human governments don't like it and with some prodding from Loki a confrontation ensues with humanity nuking Asgard. Thor becomes convinced the only way end humanity's problems is to take it over outlawing all ways of life that are not Asgardian.. Sure, he brings world peace and a higher standard of living. Some people even make use of the opportunity to become all a human can be. Others become lazy and decadent.