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Do we need Klaatu to wake up humans?

July 27, 2015

Vegan Empowerment

Michael Rennie as Klaatu in the classic 1951 Science-fiction movie Michael Rennie as Klaatu in the classic 1951 “The Day the Earth Stood Still”

Dialog from the movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (the original):

Secretary Haley: “Now that you understand the situation more clearly, perhaps you’d like to discuss it with the President.”

Klaatu: “I will not speak with any one nation or group of nations. I don’t intend to add my contribution to your childish jealousies and suspicions.”

Secretary Haley: “Our problems are very complex Klaatu. You mustn’t judge us too harshly.”

Klaatu: “I can judge only by what I see.”

Secretary Haley: “Your impatience is quite understandable.”

Klaatu: “I’m impatient with stupidity. My people have learned to live without it.”

Secretary Haley: “I’m afraid my people haven’t.”

This 1951 classic directed by the legendary director Robert Wise is one of my favorite movies of all times (forget the more recent version with Keanu Reeves…

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