LAS 45012- Global Issues in Liberal Arts
January 27, 2013
The film Wall-E is related to the science and description area because it talks about the environment and what can happen in the future. The film starts with a robot named Wall-E and he has been assigned to clean up Earth from all the waste that the humans have left behind. It shows him coming out of his house that is full of little different things that humans would think are trash but he does not know what they are and considers them treasures. As he is performing his duties he hears another ship land and drops off another robot named Eve. Eve’s mission is to find any living organism and bring it back to the main ship where all the humans are living so that they can determine if it is okay to return to Earth. Wall-E is curious about Eve and would like to get better look at her and eventually he ends up falling in love with her. When Eve and Wall-E go back to the planet with the humans, they find that they are fat, lazy and all wearing red because they are under the influence of technology and being told what is the new style and what they should be eating. When they go to the captain to show him the plant that they discovered the skipper who is also a robot tries to throw the plant away because he does not want the humans to return to Earth, he likes how he is in control of them and does not want that to change.
There are two global implications of this movie. The first one is an environmental message on what happens over time when we do not take care of our planet. It makes going green a natural part of everyday life and shows society that recycling and throwing away the trash is important. Recycling should be made aware to everyone so that they can see the problems that it can cause to society if not practiced at all. Recycling is also important because it helps people, saves energy, saves the...