Now I am become Life

The movie Oppenheimer gets much of its punch from it’s hero’s most famous quote. You don’t need to have seen the film to know what that quote was.

Upon witnessing a successful test of a nuclear weapon, Oppenheimer quoted the Bhagavad Gita: “Now I am become Death,” he said, “the destroyer of worlds.”

Which gets me wondering what kind of real life story would inspire a biopic built around the hypothetical opposite quote: “Now I am become Life, the creator of worlds.”

I suspect that it would be a very different story.

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