" Synchromysticism:
The art of realizing meaningful coincidence in the seemingly mundane with mystical or esoteric significance."

- Jake Kotze

April 8, 2019

Careful with That Axe, Eu(Gene) in Your Quest for a Superman?

The blue-eyed ideal Superman?
Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, and
Kidder in Superman (1978)
A blue-eyed Gene Hackman in Superman (1978)
I saw this story in my local Australian newspaper on March 31st, 2019, and couldn't help thinking how people wanted to build their own blue-eyed super-baby, which obviously lead my thoughts to the blue-eyed Superman as portrayed by Christopher Reeve in the 1978 movie.
Rolled snakes eyes again?-)
According to the newspaper story blue eyes are the preferred colour among the couples with the cash and who are unwilling to roll the dice and come up snake eyes.
Don't get me wrong, as I find blue eyes rather attractive, but having green eyes and with a quarter of my genes qualifying me to be sent to a Nazi death camp, I get a little worried when I see stories about gene selection.
Synchromystically, even the bad guy in that 1978 Superman movie has blue eyes and his real-life name is Eugene.
Gene Hack/man get it?-)
Hack a man's/woman's genes?  
Eugene Allan Hackman
"English form of Eugenius, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευγενιος (Eugenios) which was derived from the Greek word ευγενης (eugenes) meaning "well born".
It is composed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and γενης (genes) "born".
This was the name of several saints and four popes."
Ironically, Superman is an alien with blue eyes and yet apparently because of the rarity of green eyes (2% of the earth's population) there is a belief among the UFO crowd I'm told that green eyes are seen as a sign of an alien hybrid, which I've taken the piss out of with old posts like these -
Chameleon Eyes?
"What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?"
Point me at the sky and careful with that axe, Eugene?-)
Elizabeth Banks and Jackson A. Dunn in Brightburn (2019)
Jackson A. Dunn
And of course, Hollywood would just have to cast the kid who plays the bad alien as a kid who just happens to have green eyes, wouldn't they?
The blue-eyed Elizabeth Banks with green eyes
Power Rangers (2017)
Elizabeth Banks
Jackson A Dunn who plays
Brandon Breyer
in 'Brightburn'
A blue-eyed victim of a green-eyed kid
Oh yeah, trust 'em to give Eve green eyes;-)
Maybe when it comes to all of this modern-day gene tampering it's not the aliens that you have to worry about?-)

UPDATE: April 9th, 2019
I read this news piece pictured above last night that was in yesterday's paper.
Synchy or what?

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