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"The 6th Day": Taking Over for God

The movie The 6th Day is set in the future and is about a billionaire tycoon who illegally and successfully clones humans. In this scene, Adam Gibson's clone (Arnold Schwarzenegger) confronts billionaire Michael Drucker over his unethical cloning of humans.

Drucker says: "In two years, three tops, I'll control enough votes to get the laws changed. Then we won't have to lose our best people—our Mozarts. We won't have to lose our Martin Luther Kings. We will finally be able to conquer death. We will finally be able to conquer death!"

Gibson is silent for a moment, then says, "And who gets to decide who lives and who dies? You?"

"You have a better idea?"

"Yeah. What about God?"

"Oh, you're one of those." Drucker answers. "I suppose you think science is inherently evil."

"No, I don't think science is inherently evil. But I think you are."

"If you believe that God created man in his own image, then you also believe that God gave man power to understand evolution, to exploit science, to manipulate the genetic code. To do exactly what I'm doing. I'm just taking over where God left off."

Elapsed time: DVD scene 22, 01:32:08 – 01:33:18

Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality.

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