Jurassic Park Psychology

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Jurassic Park Analysis
The Jurassic Park film was released in 1993 when dinosaurs were brought back from extinction, in which turned into an amusement park. In the movie, John Hammond is fanatic about dinosaurs so much that he spends lots of his time trying to figure out how to clone them. Even though he loves dinosaurs, he wants to make a profit off of making a dinosaur park. Eventually Hammond, the owner of InGen, finds a scientist who knows how to clone dinosaurs. This ends up forming a park that Dr. Alan Grant, Ellie Sattler, and Ian Malcolm, are all sent to located in Costa Rica for the company InGen. InGen wants them to help determine if the park is safe or not. This movie shows the consequences of humans trying to toy with science and
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To explain, people in today’s society try to predict weather by observing the temperature day by day, the wind, the clouds, and using tools like thermometers and barometers to help predict the weather. All these methods can work but they aren’t always accurate or easy to predict. This relates to the movie Jurassic Park because the dinosaurs are contained in electric fences and cages to protect the people and the dinosaurs. Later on, the people realize the electric fences and trying to cage the dinosaurs was not working because the dinosaurs managed to bite through the fence. In which, the dinosaurs started to reproduce and make more of their kind. Muldoon, a hunter, tries to hunt the Raptors for Dr. Settler to turn the electricity back on: “We can make a run for it,” said Dr. Settler to Muldoon. “No we can’t…we are being hunted” (Spielberg). They realize that the dinosaurs are hunting them instead of the people hunting the dinosaurs. This is very similar to humans trying to predict weather. The weather prediction isn’t always accurate; neither is trying to avoid tropical storms. To compare, trying to control nature with science like caging dinosaurs isn’t always successful like trying to predict weather isn’t always accurate. In this case, dinosaurs and the ability to control breeding, aren’t so accurate themselves considering Dennis Andry dropped the dinosaur …show more content…
Today’s life, many places have zoos to allow people to come see exotic animals and gain profit by this. Normally, zoos and circuses cost money; people who take care of the animals, control them by having the animals in designated areas. Similar to the movie, Hammond has a dinosaur theme park built for attraction and money. When Hammond was talking about the dinosaur theme park, he claimed many other theme parks have delays too: “All major theme parks have had delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked, nothing.” Dr. Malcolm replied, “But, John. But if the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don’t eat tourists” (Spielberg). To explain, many theme parks have malfunctioned and need to be fixed like zoos and dinosaur theme parks. They need the animals in the right climate, eating the right things, and secured from visitors but enough room to roam. Similar to the Jurassic Park, it has many faults that need to be fixed. The only difference between them is many of the difficulties between them is many of the difficulties do not come from having dinosaurs hunting people and having to run from them. In the article, Becky Ferreira refers to Malcolm being a theorist: “Malcolm argues that Hammond’s park is an inevitable failure based on probability-just-math-which shows that statistically, ‘life finds a way”’ (Ferreira 3). In the movie, the dinosaurs end up

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