The Novel Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

            Jurassic Park was a revolutionary, genetic concept of cloning extinct dinosaurs to use as show for people. In the novel Jurassic Park Michael Crichton uses the chaos theory and other examples of human error to show how a idea like Jurassic Park would not work. The one error that caused the park to fail indefinitely was the fact that Hammond and the other designers of the park didn't think about the unpredictability of nature itself. .

             Jurassic Park was to be like a zoo. The difference though was that the owner, Hammond wanted the park to be more natural than a normal zoo would be. He wanted each guest to feel like they had stepped back in time and were surrounded by this jurassic era. The entire island is done with wildlife from the correct time frame. The only problem is that Hammond and the other creator of the island didn't think bout the effects of introducing extinct plants and animals into today's world. "If planting deadly ferns at poolside was any indication, then it was clear that the designers of Jurassic Park had not been as careful as they should have been." (86) The designers never considered what they were planting or putting into the park. The tiny aspects that they failed to see contributed to the failure of the park as a whole. .

             Just as important as the tiny details of the park that were overlooked, if not more important, was the technical failures associated with human stupidity. When the park was designed the humans controlling this obviously didn't consider that there could be problems in the system. The park was thought be designed perfectly. The land was set up to control and maintain these animals while the computer system that ran the entire park was the "best" one ever. The designers were so cocky about the perfection of the computer system and the park layout that they completely overlooked the technical flaws that seemed to be completely obvious and on the surface.

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