Since soon after their arrival in Atlantis some 2 years ago, McKay and Sheppard have been playing a computer game. The game has two civilizations, separated by a river, with McKay and Sheppard tasked to see who can build the better society. McKay's approach is give his society more and better technology while Sheppard's solution is to increase the size of his society's army. They soon learn however that what they have been playing is not a game, but real societies who, until their intervention, lived in a state of peaceful co-existence. After nearly two years of meddling however, they are now on the verge of war. Written by
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The disgust of Geldar's people for certain things is related to their Oracle, Rodney McKay, although they don't know about it. They refuse to eat citrus because McKay is allergic to them, and they dislike sunlight because Rodney is afraid of burning himself due to sunlight exposure. See more
(at around 10 mins) The cup between Sheppard and Baden changes direction when the camera switches back and forth. Look at the handle. When the camera is on Baden the handle points in front of him. When the camera is on Sheppard, the handle is pointing behind Baden. See more
Dr. Rodney McKay
Let me ask you a question. Say there's a runaway train. It's hurtling out of control towards ten people standing in the middle of the tracks. The only way to save those people is to flip a switch - send the train down another set of tracks. The only problem is there is a baby in the middle of those tracks.
Why would anyone leave a baby in harm's way like that?
Dr. Rodney McKay
I don't know. That's not the point. Look, it's an ethical dilemma. Look, Katie Brown brought it up over dinner the other night. The ...
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