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Charlie Tweeder: Listen. You give ‘em a Percocet, two Vicodin and a couple of beers, and the panties drop. It’s very nice.
Charlie Tweeder: [emphatically] It’s nice.
Mox: Tweeder, you think you’ll enjoy prison?
Charlie Tweeder: [not paying attention] I don’t know. [looks into his jockstrap] The fuck is that?”
What is the cost of lies? It's not that we'll mistake them for the truth. The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all. What can we do then? What else is left to abandon even the hope of truth and content ourselves instead with stories? In these stories, it doesn't matter who the heroes are. All we want to know is: 'Who is to blame?' In this story, it was Anatoly Dyatlov. He was the best choice. An arrogant, unpleasant man, he ran the room that night, he gave the orders... and no friends. Or at least, not important ones. And now Dyatlov will spend the next ten years in a prison labor camp. Of course, that sentence is doubly unfair. There were far greater criminals than him at work. And as for what Dyatlov did do, the man doesn't deserve prison. He deserves death. [Legasov stops the tape, sips a glass of water, and then starts recording where he left off] But instead, ten years for "criminal mismanagement". What does that mean? No one knows. It doesn't matter. What does matter is that, to them, justice was done. Because, you see, to them, a just world is a sane world. There was nothing sane about Chernobyl. What happened there, what happened after, even the good we did, all of it... all of it, madness. Well, I've given you everything I know. They'll deny it, of course. They always do. I know you'll try your best.”
Michael: I stole...and I robbed...and I kidnapped the president's son...and held him for ransom.
Jim: That is quite the rap sheet, Prison Mike.
Michael: And I never got caught neither.
Jim: Well, you were in prison, but..mhm.”
there going crazy.”
Luke: I don't know, Boss.
Boss Paul: You better get in there and get it out, boy.”
Luke: Wish you'd stop being so good to me, Captain.”
Mary Sanderson: It reeks of children!
Winifred Sanderson: It is a prison for children.”
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