He always was an oddball . His and his whole family. Real oddballs.
I have already explained this to you people. I don't very sleep good at night sometimes. I get up and look up at the sky. I look at the stars"
Go ahead, Steve. What kind of "radio set" you workin' on? I never seen it. Neither has anyone else. Who you talk to on that radio set? And who talks to you?
But...but I didn't know who he was. I certainly didn't know who he was. He comes walkin' out of the darkness - how am I supposed to know who he was? Steve - you know why I shot! How was I supposed to know he wasn't a monster or something? We're all scared of the same thing. I was just tryin' to...trying' to protect my home, that's all! Look, all of you, that's all I was trying' to do. I didn't know it was somebody we knew! I didn't know—
The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs and explosions and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices - to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all of its own for the children...the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is...that these things cannot be confined to...The Twilight Zone!