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  • Dinah: (apart of the JLA)*looks at Diana*
  • Dinah: Wow, she's hot!
  • Dinah: *looks at Ollie*
  • Dinah: Wow, he's hot!
  • Dinah: *looks at Bruce*
  • Dinah: Wow, he looks intimidating, but I know he's softer than a fluffy cat.

“Yes, the Meta Human Thesis, more likely than not, these exceptional beings live among us. The basis of our myths, Gods among men upon our little blue planet here. You don’t have to use the silver bullet. But if you forge one. Well then. We don’t have to depend on the kindness of monsters.” - Lex Luthor

The Science of Shipping

Shipping culture is very interesting.

What is shipping anyway?

Basically, it’s ‘These two would be great together’ or ‘This is cute, why not?’

Or, mostly, ‘These two deserve each other’ whether you mean it in a nice way or a bad way.

Here’s what I’ve observed:

Shipping basically starts as us seeing chemistry between two characters, feeling that they have great potential. Potential for what? For anything really.

The potential to:

  • Complete each other? (Ladynoir)
  • To make for an interesting story? (Drarry)
  • To be good for each other? (Stucky)
  • To balance each other out with their differences? (McKirk)

Or that they simply make sense based on:

  • Shared traits (Percabeth)
  • Experiences (Zutara)
  • Goals (Superbat)
  • History (Stucky) / (Clintasha)

From then it can branch out to just liking the dynamic, the idea of them, even if it doesn’t lead to a happily ever after or a happily ever anything. This is where ‘problematic’ ships come into the play.

Now, let’s discuss the biggest question –

When is it Shipping and when is it Fetishizing?

We have a big fetishizing problem in fandom in general, and that’s different from having a fetish. It centers around dehumanizing and depersonalizing people, making them out to only be their mental illness, sexuality or just their appearance. Let’s discuss!

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