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** I think we're not supposed to agree with Noah's stance here. From what I gather, he's trying to fit a square peg into a round hole - trying to back up his increasing paranoia that humanity is bad. What he lists about his sons are {{Informed Flaw}}s that foreshadow how his viewpoint is wrong.


** Not sure if told in the movie but in the original story not all animals were in pairs of two, some animals have seven pairs.

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** Not sure if told in the movie but in the original story not all animals were in pairs of two, some animals have had seven pairs.

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** That's a problem that a lot of skeptic have pointed out for ages, we know about fisher cultures with very good navigation skills existing since the Bronze Age, specially in the Pacific.


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** Not sure if told in the movie but in the original story not all animals were in pairs of two, some animals have seven pairs.

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** Because he clearly ''doesn't'' want to kill his grandchildren since y'know he doesn't in the end. On some level he knew it was wrong but he was so focused on the mission that he nearly did anyway.


* Isn't it a BrokenAesop that, despite all the film's environmental screeds and the emphasis on how every individual animal on the Ark is priceless, old Methuselah - supposedly a paragon of wisdom and grace - scours the forest until he can find and eat ''the last berry on Earth?'' Berries are seeds, after all, so he's most likely nomming a species right down into extinction just like the Cainites have been doing.

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* Isn't it a BrokenAesop that, despite all the film's environmental screeds and the emphasis on how every individual animal on the Ark is priceless, old Methuselah - supposedly a paragon of wisdom and grace - scours the forest until he can find and eat ''the last berry on Earth?'' [[WhatMeasureIsANonAnimal Berries are seeds, seeds]], after all, so he's most likely nomming a species right down into extinction just like the Cainites have been doing.doing. And not even for his own survival, but just so he can GoOutWithASmile.


* Isn't it a BrokenAesop that, despite all the film's environmental screeds and the emphasis on how every individual animal on the Ark is priceless, old Methuselah - supposedly a paragon of wisdom - scours the forest until he can find and eat ''the last berry on Earth?'' Berries are seeds, after all, so he's most likely nomming a species right down into extinction just like the Cainites have been doing.

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* Isn't it a BrokenAesop that, despite all the film's environmental screeds and the emphasis on how every individual animal on the Ark is priceless, old Methuselah - supposedly a paragon of wisdom and grace - scours the forest until he can find and eat ''the last berry on Earth?'' Berries are seeds, after all, so he's most likely nomming a species right down into extinction just like the Cainites have been doing.


** For that matter, he doesn't consider the possibility of castrating all three of his own sons rather than killing ''anyone''.

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** For that matter, he doesn't consider the possibility of castrating all three of his own sons rather than killing ''anyone''.''anyone''.
* Isn't it a BrokenAesop that, despite all the film's environmental screeds and the emphasis on how every individual animal on the Ark is priceless, old Methuselah - supposedly a paragon of wisdom - scours the forest until he can find and eat ''the last berry on Earth?'' Berries are seeds, after all, so he's most likely nomming a species right down into extinction just like the Cainites have been doing.

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* Come to that, if it was such an advanced society, how is it there were no other boats just lying around that people could use? More of a headscratcher against the original story than anything but still.

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** Tubal-Cain may have figured that he couldn't build enough arks to save ''all'' his people, and they'd end up fighting for seats before they got ''any'' arks finished. If so, hijacking Noah's ark was his best chance to save some of his people.


* Wouldn't Noah killing Illa's children not be enough to secure humanity's extinction? As far as can be told, she's completely healed and should be able to have more kids even if her first birth was boys, yet he says nothing about killing her too.

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* Wouldn't Noah killing Illa's children not be enough to secure humanity's extinction? As far as can be told, she's completely healed and should be able to have more kids even if her first birth was boys, yet he says nothing about killing her too.too.
** For that matter, he doesn't consider the possibility of castrating all three of his own sons rather than killing ''anyone''.


** They were advancing in a huge mass, which doesn't work so well through dense trees. Especially not against opponents who are big and strong enough to push those trees ''over'' on your advancing ranks.

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** They were advancing in a huge mass, which doesn't work so well through dense trees. Especially not against opponents who are big and strong enough to push those trees ''over'' on your advancing ranks.ranks.
* Wouldn't Noah killing Illa's children not be enough to secure humanity's extinction? As far as can be told, she's completely healed and should be able to have more kids even if her first birth was boys, yet he says nothing about killing her too.


** It had scales like a pangolin, so could've been a relative of that family that no longer exists thanks to the Cainites.

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** It had scales like a pangolin, so could've been a relative of that family that no longer exists thanks to the Cainites. Could be a GeniusBonus, as genetic analysis places pangolins as a sister taxon to carnivores, so it could be a transitional form from before the former became specialist insect-nest raiders.


** Moreover, Noah's position (which is intended to be unrealistically-extreme) is that even his and Naameh's willingness to kill ''in defense of their sons' lives'' is an unpardonable evil. This is hypocritical on the one hand - after all, most of the "innocent" ''animals'' he's saving adhere to the same standard; for many of the herbivores, defending their young is the ''only'' reason they'd kill - and an explanation for why he can't acknowledge Japeth's selflessness as a ''good'' thing, on the other: he expects the boy would only grow up to be a PapaWolf too.

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** Moreover, Noah's position (which is intended to be unrealistically-extreme) is that even his and Naameh's willingness to kill ''in defense of their sons' lives'' is an unpardonable evil. This is hypocritical on the one hand - after all, most of the "innocent" ''animals'' animals he's saving adhere to the same standard; for many of the herbivores, defending their young is the ''only'' reason they'd kill - and an explanation for why he can't acknowledge Japeth's selflessness as a ''good'' thing, on the other: he expects the boy would only grow up to be a PapaWolf too.


** Moreover, Noah's position (which is ''intended'' to be unrealistically-extreme) is that even his and Naameh's willingness to kill ''in defense of their sons' lives'' is an unpardonable evil. This is hypocritical on the one hand - after all, most of the ''animals he's saving'' adhere to the same standard; for many of the herbivores, defending their young is the ''only'' reason they'd kill - and an explanation for why he can't acknowledge Japeth's selflessness as a ''good'' thing, on the other: he expects the boy would only grow up to be a PapaWolf too.

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** Moreover, Noah's position (which is ''intended'' intended to be unrealistically-extreme) is that even his and Naameh's willingness to kill ''in defense of their sons' lives'' is an unpardonable evil. This is hypocritical on the one hand - after all, most of the ''animals "innocent" ''animals'' he's saving'' saving adhere to the same standard; for many of the herbivores, defending their young is the ''only'' reason they'd kill - and an explanation for why he can't acknowledge Japeth's selflessness as a ''good'' thing, on the other: he expects the boy would only grow up to be a PapaWolf too.


* If the Watchers only formed a half circle formation around the Ark (seen in the scene where the raindrop falls on Noah's eye), couldn't the Canaanites just walk around them and take the ark?

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** It had scales like a pangolin, so could've been a relative of that family that no longer exists thanks to the Cainites.
* If the Watchers only formed a half circle formation around the Ark (seen in the scene where the raindrop falls on Noah's eye), couldn't the Canaanites Cainites just walk around them and take the ark?ark?
** They were advancing in a huge mass, which doesn't work so well through dense trees. Especially not against opponents who are big and strong enough to push those trees ''over'' on your advancing ranks.

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