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Political Science 192 Assignment: Gatacca Movie Review (Movie Review Sample)
The 1997 fiction film Gattaca coincides with Platoâ€™s ideal state in more ways than one. But the most significant similarity between the two (2) is the idea of "improving the populationâ€™s breed" and "regulation of the populationâ€. Remember in the ideal state, "breed improvement" could be achieved through hymeneal festivals (orgy of the bests), in the type of society shown in the movie this was achieved through modern Eugenics â€“ a hymeneal festival in a test tube. A process that includes genetic engineering of individuals to remove undesired traits and retain the best ones. In Gattaca We could also see that we can categorize individuals in two types: those that have superior genome and those who donâ€™t. The first type includes those who are naturally born with genetic superiority and those who were genetically engineered. The second one are simply those who donâ€™t have the "preferred genetic traitsâ€. Plato designed the ideal society with individuals doing their own work depending on their inherent nature â€“ rulers should rule, auxiliaries should guard and protect, and producers should provide. Each one only minding his own business, nothing more nothing less. In the film instead of using o...
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