“The world is a business, Mr. Beale. It has been since man crawled out of the slime. One vast and ecumenical holding company, for whom all men will work to serve a common profit, in which all men will hold a share of stock. All necessities provided, all anxieties tranquilized, all boredom amused.”

Transcript of Paddy Chayefsky’s speech: “You are an old man who thinks in terms of nations and peoples. There are no nations. There are no peoples. There are no Russians. … Read more