More than anyone, Ridley has been carrying Philip K. Dick's torch ever since Blade Runner. Considering, over and over, what being human is. And why we still don't know.
The difference between the two being: Dick thought of people as helpless participants in a chaotic stew of atoms, while Scott sees humanity as architects of our own purgatory.
You think we wasted our time coming here, don't you?
Your question depends on me understanding what you hoped to achieve by coming here.
What we hoped to achieve was to meet our makers. To get answers. Why they even...made us in the first place.
Why do you think your people made me?
We made you because we could.
Can you imagine how disappointing it would be for you to hear the same thing from your creator?
[laughs] I guess it's a good thing you can't be disappointed.