"He can discover what he already knows, or he can create new knowledge.
"He is building the reach of his own spirit, or he is living in a welfare state of mind.
"He is discovering the immortal impulses that reside beyond the language of the crowd, or he is trapping himself in the crowd."
JUDGE: Treasonous, to say the least. The author is obviously psychotic. Where did he get such ideas?
PROSECUTOR: I do not know, sir.
JUDGE: It must have been the Russians.
PROSECUTOR: I hadn't considered that. Yes, it must be so. Of course.
JUDGE: We've caught them at this before. They recruit dupes and bring them under their control. They're trying to undermine our way of life.
PROSECUTOR: I recommend a life sentence for the defendant.
JUDGE: A life of silence in an institution. It is so ordered.
PROSECUTOR: Perhaps we could turn him.
JUDGE: Make him into a double agent? I'll leave that to the psychiatrists. If they believe they can achieve it, they could set him adrift in our cities and let him attract others to his cause. He could help us identify enemies.
PROSECUTOR: A brilliant idea, Your Honor.
JUDGE: Do you remember names like George Washington, Tom Paine, Thomas Jefferson?
JUDGE: They were Russian spies who tried to subvert the United States at the birth of the nation. They spread vile ideas and fake news to the people.
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