The current version of. . . separation of church and state says you can be salt, and you can be light, but only inside the four walls of the church.
The danger with playing a part that defines you is that it swallows up everything else.
I mean, it's difficult not to take influence from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield because they both had such great versions of the character. I think from Tobey I'm taking his sort of less cool side of things, whereas Andrew was very cool and very sort of contained. But then with Andrew, I thought his Spider-Man was fantastic.
The con is a kind of jiu-jitsu that turns the sucker's own greed into its principal weapon. The greedier you are the more likely you are to be conned, and for the greater a sum. Since people regularly dispose of their intelligence in their rush to be swindled, and then turn right around and do it again, humans must want to be duped. Institutionalized wishful thinking - the stock market, religion, advertising - is after all a cornerstone of our system.