A Vision (from Meditations Whilst Manic)

With the MCU growing and expanding, popular culture still has a place in my non-fiction …

Vision, from the latest adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War, has an interesting cerebral moment when he proposes his equation. The equation is mathematical in how it states that the catastrophes in the world are proportional to the increase in enhanced humans. This fits in the context of the MCU, in the sense that The Avengers have had to deal with numerous catastrophes, while enhanced humans do seem to be increasing. It’s an interesting observation, at the very least, on par with Lex Luthor’s metahuman thesis in Batman Versus Superman: Dawn of Justice.

It’s cool when science fiction can delve into mathematical formulations and the science of situations. In fact, an underpinning to Vision’s equation is complexity theory: Complexity increases as more and more interacting parts become part of the picture. Or, put more succinctly and simply, systems tend to become more complex as time…

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