I just saw 2001: A Space Odyssey for the 3rd time, but this time in 70mm — amazing. Anyway, I’ve been thinking a lot about the film and the role the monoliths played throughout it.
I understand that the question: “What did the black monoliths do in 2001: A Space Odyssey?” contains the answer as to what the monoliths do but I don’t understand why the aliens placed these monoliths. How does it benefit them?
If you don’t know the actual answer (if there is one), I’d love to just hear what your belief is!