RE: Gattaca on TV this weekend

From: E. Shaun Russell (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 07:07:53 MDT

Alejandro wrote:

>i don't really understand how intelligent extropians can like this piece of
>corny hollywood trash. really quite surprising. (this is just to advice
>people not to waste their saturday nights on this, or, if you are set on it,
>watch it with extremely low expectations so as not to be too dissapointed).

Actually, like Hal, I found _Gattaca_ to be a very well-written, well-acted
and well-directed movie. Though the basic premise of the movie focuses on
an individual who has not been conceived through genetic engineering, the
movie never really speaks against the merely showcases one
situation in which GE made it more difficult for one man's individual

Even if you don't watch the movie for its technological lean, it is also
quite objectivist\libertarian in its promotion of individual human

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