This American Life on NPR.
John Hodgman posed this one, you could be invisible or you could fly 1000 miles per hour. What would you pick?
An interesting choice? Hawkman or the Invisible Man? You can listen to the short podcast here.
The colloquy and conversation is pretty funny and revealing, e.g. lots of stealing clothes and scoring chicks. Not a lot of saving kids from burning buildings or major altruistic crime fighting pursuits.
This psychologist looks at the query in Jungian or Maslowian terms, the concept of embracing your shadow versus self actualization.
Never wanted to be invisible, never cared that much about the covert or what others are thinking. I want to fly. What does that say about me?