Silver Spectre: Jon, please. You have to stop this. Everyone will die.
Doctor Manhattan: And the universe will not even notice. In my opinion, the existence of life is a highly overrated phenomenon. Just look around you.
Mars gets along perfectly well without so much as a microorganism. Here, it’s a constantly changing topographical map……flowing and shifting around the pole in ripples 10,000 years wide.
So tell me……how would all of this be greatly improved by an oil pipeline?
By a shopping mall?