Movie: Lessons and Quotes From Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Another installment for this Jurassic Dinosaur franchise may be a bore and a stretch for some. While watching the 2 hours and 28 mins long of a movie, there were quite many predictable outcomes and commonplace scenes and dialogues. But here are some notable lines and lessons from the movie:

There are boundaries you should never cross.
The Jurassic World franchise shows us the perils of tampering with nature. Man has achieved remarkable feats and discoveries. By crossing boundaries, man has created a wealth of inventions that has made health and living conditions better. Care must be exercised in choosing what boundaries are morally and intellectually beneficial to cross. Cause and effect must be weighed.

I. In speaking before an executive session, Dr Ian Malcolm shared a number of insightful thoughts:
a."These creatures were here before us and if we're not careful, they're gonna be here after. Life cannot be contained. Life breaks free. Life finds a way." (on whether Jurassic Park dinosaurs deserve man's protection and intervention).

b. "We altered the course of history. This is a correction." (on whether to allow the dinosaurs left on the island to die from the impending volcanic eruption)

II. For insight, a flashback to Dr Ian Malcolm's related thought in the very first Jurassic Park movief is as follows:
“Dinosaurs had their shot, and nature targeted them for extinction.”

Wildlife and nature often suffer when humans disrupt their environment.

In most times, we do more harm in meddling with wildlife. Creatures may suffer more when humans alter their living and growing conditions.

a. Benjamin Lockwood says:

"These creatures don’t need our protection. They need our absence.” (on bringing Jurassic Park creatures to an isolated and self-sustaining island.)

Conflict is in man's nature.
Conflict is part of life. At all times, in every relationship, conflict resolution is the better path to tread. Impulsive and emotion-based reactions must be held in and kept in check while intellectually-positive and helpful responses must be thought of and drawn out.

a. Elli Mills says:
“Man is endlessly drawn to war and to win it.”

Consider and Deliberate Before Making Life-Changing Decisions and Actions.
We must put great consideration onto decisions and actions that can cause significant after-effects. If we don't, no amount of struggling can help us come to terms with and make up for what's already been done.

a. Dr. Ian Malcolm says:

“Genetic power has now been unleashed. You can’t put it back in the box.”

 b. Dr. Ian Malcolm says (near the end of the film):
"Welcome to Jurassic World."

Views and Resolves can change when you face a life-for-life decision-making point.
Sometimes we see the struggles of people and criticize them for how they've chosen to act. Sometimes we feel strongly principles about something and believe that we can solidly stand our ground when crunch time comes. But in reality, intense situations may persuade or dissuade us depending on how things unfold before us.

I. Claire, Owen, and Maisie had to decide whether to intervene with a mass death unfolding before their eyes. Claire strongly believed in saving the extinct but struggled to free them.

a. Maisie Lockwood, on setting the dying dinosaurs free:
"I had to, they're alive; just like me."

II. Owen had peace in letting nature return to its normal state. He had no desire to go back to the dangerous island. But upon seeing footage of his time with beloved and loyal Blue, he felt the need to go back to Jurassic Park.

a. Owen Grady, after Claire tells him to be careful as he goes on a hunt:
"If I don’t make it back, remember you’re the one who made me come here"...
" I'll be alright."


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