Wednesday, July 18, 2012

What did David say to the Engineer?

He said: ‘This man is here because he does not want to die. He believes you can give him more life’.

As far as cosmic introductions to our ‘gods’ go, it’s hardly friendly and it’s hardly reverent. And ironically the clue as to how the Engineers might react to this request was there along. It was embodied in Holloway’s condescending and discourteous treatment of David, which hauntingly foreshadowed the way in which our own creators might choose to treat us: at best with condescension and ambivalence, and at worst with, well- a murderous rampage.

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