Discrimination In The Movie Gattaca

587 Words3 Pages
Vincent has struggled all his life to overcome genetic discrimination. He has a dream of traveling into space, but is reminded on a daily basis he is not capable because of his genetic disorder. My first judgment was that, it was wrong for Vincent to take someone else’s identity. The reason I feel this way is that he has his own identity and should learn to believe in himself. Yes, I also do think it is wrong for him to be discriminated due to his disorder, but there may have been other ways around it.
Secondly, Anton Vincent’s brother tells him what he is doing is illegal and is against the law, therefore he is not following the rules. But Vincent tells him that he has gotten to this position on his own merit. Vincent is willing to go jail afterwards because he just wants to live his dream. I think that Vincent would not have had to break the rules if they did not discriminate against him, therefore they did not leave him with very many options.
…show more content…
Genetic engineering in the movie Gattaca has caused discrimination that put negative effects on society because he was not etiquette to work due to his heart condition. I think it is not fair that Vincent has the skills, knowledge, and effort for the job. But was not given the position because he is not genetically engineered. In Galatians 3:28 “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” This verse supports how there is no difference between men, women, or anyone because we are all equally accepted through faith. Everyone has equal rights thus, I believe this convicts that whatever the birth, nationality, color, or ethnicity of someone that all through Christ we are maintained on the same level. Everyone is admitted to the same privileges and rights and Vincent should also
Open Document