'Doc' Tydon: [to a semi-conscious John Grant] I cannot accept your premise, Socrates. Affectability... progress... are vanities spawned by fear. A vanity spawned by fear. The aim of what you call

I cannot accept your premise, Socrates. Affectability......

Wake in Fright 1971
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'Doc' Tydon:
[to a semi-conscious John Grant]
I cannot accept your premise, Socrates. Affectability... progress... are vanities spawned by fear. A vanity spawned by fear. The aim of what you call civilisation is a man in a smokin' jacket, whiskey and soda, pressing a bottom... button, to destroy a planet a billion miles away, kill a billion people he's never seen.

Transcript:
I cannot accept
your premise, Socrates.
Affectability?
Progress?
A vanity spawned by fear.
A vanity spawned by fear.
The aim of what
you call civilization
is a man in a smoking jacket,
whiskey and cider,
pressing a button of...
A button
to destroy a planet
a billion Miles away,
kill a billion
people he's never seen.
Where are you?
Come on!
What happened?
Hey, what happened to Socrates?
Where's Socrates?

Clip duration: 63 seconds
Views: 17
Timestamp in movie: 01:22:21
Uploaded: 21 October, 2021
Genres: drama, thriller
Summary: After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.


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