Inherit the wind henry drummond

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Inherit the wind henry drummond

And if that's not enough there's one more. I think my client has already been found guilty. Drummond saying that this expression of an honest emotion will in any way influence the court's impartial administration of the law?

I say that you cannot administer a wicked law impartially. You can only destroy, you can only punish. And I warn you, that a wicked law, like cholera, destroys every one it touches.

Its upholders as well as its defiers.

Inherit the wind henry drummond

That if you take a law like evolution and you make it a crime to teach it in the public schools, tomorrow you can make it a crime to teach it in the private schools? And tomorrow you may make it a crime to read about it.

And soon you may ban books and newspapers. And then you may turn Catholic against Protestant, and Protestant against Protestant, and try to foist your own religion upon the mind of man.

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If you can do one, you can do the other. Because fanaticism and ignorance is forever busy, and needs feeding. And soon, your Honor, with banners flying and with drums beating we'll be marching backward, BACKWARD, through the glorious ages of that Sixteenth Century when bigots burned the man who dared bring enlightenment and intelligence to the human mind!

I hope counsel does not mean to imply that this court is bigoted. Well, your honor has the right to hope. I have the right to do more than that. You have the power to do more than that.Henry Drummond (Spencer Tracy, left) and Matthew Harrison Brady (Fredric March, right) in Inherit the Wind Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the Scopes "Monkey" Trial, which resulted in John T.

Scopes ' conviction for teaching Charles Darwin 's theory of evolution to a high school science class, contrary to a Tennessee state. Quotes Henry Drummond: For I intend to show this court that what Bertram Cates spoke quietly one spring morning in the Hillsboro High School is not is incontrovertible as geometry to any enlightened community of minds.

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Prosecutor Tom Davenport: In this community, Colonel Drummond, and in this sovereign state, exactly the opposite is . Inherit the Wind [Blu-ray]: Henry "Harry" Morgan, Fredric March, Florence Eldridge, Gene Kelly, Dick York, Spencer Tracy, Claude Akins, Philip Coolidge.

The authors, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s, main purpose through Inherit the Wind is proving that humans hold the right to think.

Henry Drummond is vital in this discovery because of his firm belief that one should hold this right. In the closing scene of "Inherit the Wind," defense attorney Henry Drummond warns, "You don't suppose this kind of thing is ever finished, do you?" That line points up the already evident truth in.

Inherit the Wind: Inherit the Wind, American film drama, released in , that was inspired by the famous Scopes Trial of , in which a Tennessee high-school teacher was arrested and prosecuted for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. Although the film was based on real events, the names of all the.

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