Most people have seen or heard about the movie Jurassic Park. This movie was made not only to entertain, but to reveal what is happening behind the scenes. The movie was about a scientific team that was recreating dinosaurs the way they looked and behaved, hundreds of million years ago. They succeeded, but the consequences were of course very scary, and members of the science team were killed by the beasts. Another great concern was that these dinosaurs would be able to leave the park in which they were contained.
Fig. 13-2: The giant Smilodon (saber-toothed tiger)
In his book, Dr. Kurzweil reveals that he finds it very exciting, not only that scientists today are working on cloning animals of endangered species, in order to keep them from becoming extinct, but that they are also working on re-creating already extinct species! [p. 177.] This is where science really has gone mad! Once they can do this (and I believe they already can do it and are doing it), which species do they want to revive? Dinosaurs? The Smilodon (the saber-toothed tiger)?
Fig. 13-3: The last Tasmanian tiger, which died in captivity.
In certain terms, it doesn’t matter which species they plan to revive or prevent from becoming extinct. If we start with the latter, a species becomes extinct because of environmental changes, whether these changes are manmade, natural climate changes, or catastrophes. Animals (and even plants) are more intelligent than what is commonly understood, but more than that—they are highly intuitive. If an animal species feels that it can’t survive well in a certain reality, they vacate and change realities to one that can accommodate them. These days, it is, more often than not, we humans who create a hostile environment for many animal species and plants. Hence, we are the ones who need to change in order to naturally keep the endangered species; it’s not the endangered species that need to be changed or “saved.” The same logic goes for already extinct animals and plants; they are extinct for a reason, and calling them back to life will greatly disturb the balance of life on the planet. If we do call back a few species from the past, we then need to continue reviving more and more species to safeguard the survival of those we already revived, and even terminate some of the existing ones, in order to get a balance. We can also leave it to nature to take care of it once we’re done experimenting mindlessly with genetics, but will that lead to the symbiosis we wished for? Certainly not! I see no benefit in that, for example, dinosaurs or Smilodons once again are the top of the food chain. Even if scientists were more modest in reviving a lost species, and perhaps stretch it to reviving more peaceful animals, the balance of nature will still be disturbed. So, how will this all end? It will end in the exact manner as it did in Atlantis, when En.ki’s bizarre creations roamed the Earth, wreaking the most horrible havoc. It now seems as if history indeed is repeating itself.
I also want to emphasize that when I mentioned the dinosaurs and the Smilodon, I probably wasn’t exaggerating. Indeed, Dr. Kurzweil tells us in his book that back in 2001, scientists were able to synthesize DNA from the now-extinct Tasmanian tiger, and they are hoping to bring this species back to life. Kurzweil actually writes that if they could, they would probably revive dinosaurs too. Even if an animal species were hunted down by humans until extinct, nature has now adjusted to an environment where that particular species is vacant, and to revive it, perhaps 80-100 years later, will create unwanted results. Also, as I said, the extinct species has “moved on” to another version of Earth. Hence, no species ever becomes extinct; it only switches realities.
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