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Conversation – Speech


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This is from the movie V for Vendetta a short part of a much larger speech. I did not want to burden you with the full length but if you must read it.

There are of course those who do not want us to speak. I suspect even now, orders are being shouted into telephones, and men with guns will soon be on their way. Why? Because while the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth. And the truth is, there is something terribly wrong with this country, isn’t there?

Here is the whole speech on YouTube.

For those of you that don’t know the actor who played V and gave the stirring speech was Hugo Weaving.

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