However, with these unbelievable discoveries that bring benefits also comes people who tend to lose their end goals and end up creating harmful things. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein is a young man who yearns for scientific knowledge. Victor ends up creating a monster that he brings to life through galvanism. However, this monster later turns out to be the murderer of Victor’s brother. This sends Victor into a whirlwind of emotions and begins to blame himself when he exclaims “ I had turned loose into the world a depraved wretch whose delight was in carnage and misery; had he not murdered my brother?”.
Environmental: Negatives: If a nuclear bomb is dropped it would cause a huge explosion and remove anything in its way which includes any houses for mother nature. If we possibly start a Nuclear Warfare, it is possible that we might commit omnicide (Omnicide: The total extinction of Humans as a cause of human
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is like a cautionary tale against the powerful grasp that technology has over modern society as it continues to rapidly evolve. Throughout the book the monster has evolved from a confused being to a creature that is able to observe and adapt with its surroundings. Frankenstein’s monster says to Victor Frankenstein, “You are my creator, but I am your master”. Originally, Frankenstein created this monster to have control over it. Frankenstein’s monster has been controlling his creator by destroying Victor’s life.
U.S is trying every possible method to stop North Korea but in vain. U.S talks about the world peace and a safe, secure future. So it opposes every country trying to achieve nuclear power instead U.S itself has violated the human rights and showed a cruel and unfair show of power during World War 2 by bombarding the two cities of Japan i.e Hiroshima and Nagasaki killing over hundreds of thousands of people. At this time the president of U.S Trump is cold calling North Korea to stop its nuclear programs and threatening to destroy its nuclear weapons. Here the questions arise that are these threats real and are we standing on the verge of a nuclear war?
It is wrong. Victor Frankenstein did not realize that until it was too late. That is why his creation from bad immoral science, killed everyone that he loved and that he cared about. The science of today is no different and is susceptible to the same mistakes that Victor had made. Especially in the fields of cloning, genetic modification, and synthetic biology.
Dangerous Minds- Rough Draft Knowledge has the capability to be used for both good and evil. In Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, there is a consistent message throughout the novel showing the dangerous and destructive power that knowledge can have. Two key characters, Victor Frankenstein and his monster, are shaped through their obsessions with knowledge and the power and responsibility that it brings. Ultimately, Victor’s downfall is a result of his uncontrollable thirst for knowledge, and is brought about through the monster which is the embodiment of his obsession. Victor is a brilliant scientist who figures out a way to create life from death using galvanism, or electricity.
In Mary Shelley’s 1817 novel, Frankenstein, we are introduced to iconic characters that will last throughout literary history. The story takes us through the thought process of Dr. Victor Frankenstein as he seeks the the secret to life and creates an intelligent, but rather horrifying monster. The story gives the reader an insight to the monster’s experience as he thrusts into human kind with no help from Victor, who is absolutely horrified by what he has invented. The doctor felt hopeless and abandoned the monster to fend for himself in the world. Throughout the novel, the reader may notice that Dr. Frankenstein has many similarities with the monster: such as signs of schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.
As mentioned above, the neanderthal clone will likely suffer from unforeseen health problems, and it will also likely endure a life doomed to be considered a freak by humans like Frankenstein’s monster experienced through. Human cloning is also applied by Shelley’s story in that the cloning human will inadvertently led to destruction and suffering of the human life which jurisdiction laws can apply. From these examples, the suffering that the clones may face connect to Shelley’s idea of the unintended results of science and progress. In the scene with Captain Walton, Shelley told a story of Walton’s decision to sacrifice his ambitions for science and discovery for the safety of his crew and himself. The motive of Shelley’s story was to explain how Walton made the right decision by not endangering himself and others around him.
The movie Kiss Me Deadly uses the oncoming threat of a nuclear war, pervasive in the Cold War, as a symbol for both fate and the danger of greed. Beginning with Cloris Leachman as Christina Bailey, each of the characters who spends time with the 'Great Whatsit ' ends up worse for the wear. Their obsession or determination to figure out the secret that Christina held and why it was worth killing for leads to their ultimate destruction. Mike Hammer played by Ralph Meeker first meets Christina and after her death sees her secret as a means of both money and power. His search of the 'Great Whatsit ' leads to not only his eventual death (there radiation would kill them), but also to the deaths of Velda and Nick.
In “Frankenstein” Mary Shelley writs about a curious scientist who wants to test nature’s bounds by creating a superhuman. Victor ultimately succeeds in creating this giant creature from putting together dead human body parts. The creature in a way resembles a young child trying to find his way into the world. Sadly without the guidance of a parental figure such as Victor, who abandons the creature out of fear, causes the creature to take a long, dark path for the rest of his life. The creature is seen as morally ambiguous because of his reasoning behind his actions to kill people.