Prophecy in movies. Did Klaatu have the answer?

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  1. inthefrey

    inthefrey Moved on...

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    I've always believed there is, sometimes, a little bit of prophecy in movies. So, here is the daily dose.

    Did Klaatu have the answer to our problems? Listen to the speech. This is one of those epic movie speeches like, "... You can't handle the truth!..". Listen to the words about COPS! Sometimes you need to look back to make the way forward, clear. "...The decision, rests with you...."


    View: https://youtu.be/TKKE58-06dk
     
  2. G33

    G33 Frisky! CLM Millennium Member

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    Yes.
    Sterilize planet of democrats.
    Failing that, all humans.
    :)
     
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    RichardB Matthew 25:31-46

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    This was Hollywood's reaction to the atomic and hydrogen bombs that were being tested then. It was a variation of the Old Testament prophets rants about Israel's behavoir.

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    Sounds a bit like turning over security to AI.

    What could possibly go wrong?
     
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    JArthurD Silver Member

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    If we’re going to that degree of movie investigation, let’s not forget that crazy Charles Manson predicted the coming race war (Helter Skelter) based on a Beatles Song. But even that crazy A-hole never preached about abolishing the police.
     
  6. cheygriz

    cheygriz God Bless Trump

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    Remember, "Holly-wierd" was and is, run by whining lib-turd "peace at any price" fear mongers.
     
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    robhic I'm your huckleberry.... Platinum Member

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    Yeah, but he had that badass robot Gort to back him up. Melting/'sploding everything if needed. ;)
     
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    I wonder if Gort makes sandwiches and does laundry
     
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    LOL! These are great responses. I love it! Thanks!
     
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    I'd rather just have the Second Amendment.
     
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    I think Cyberdyne Systems tried to create their own Gort in the form of Skynet... :)

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    Too harsh - deleted...
     
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    Why is it that every single AI that has EVER been portrayed or created in a science fiction film tries to kill us? Why is there no such thing as a benevolent Artificial Intelligence.
     
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    larry_minn Silver Member Millennium Member

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    Well it stands to reason. Look who created, Designed, downloaded ourselves into them... garbage in, garbage out.
    There are many benevolent AI stories. In a few it works out.

    Heck that I Robot was a benevolent AI. It wanted everyone safe. The only way that goal could be reached was total control, removal of violent...
     
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    Boring story ;)
     
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    Absolute power corrupts absolutely

    Always liked Michael Rennie...great voice.
     
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    Because to a computer, we are highly illogical beings, and eventually, the only way to save us is to get rid of us, to a mechanized brain.
     
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    Peace, through superior firepower.......
     
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    You really want prophetic movies, Idiocracy and Demolition Man. (Drops mic)
     
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