Originally Posted by Rust Cohle
I think human consciousness is a tragic misstep in evolution. We became too self-aware. Nature created an aspect of nature, separate from itself. We are creatures that should not exist by natural law. We are things that labor under the illusion of having a self, the accretion of sensory experience and feeling, programmed with total assurance that we are each somebody. When in fact, everybody is nobody. I think the honorable thing for our species to do is: deny our programming. Stop reproducing. Walk hand in hand into extinction, one last midnight. Brothers and sisters opting out of a raw deal.
Hart: You don't say fuck all about my wife. Don't say her name!
Cohle: You got some self loathing to do this morning, that's fine. But it ain't worth losing your hand over.
Hart: and how would that work exactly?
Cohle: Well I'd just apply a couple pounds of pressure. Snap your wrist... You seeing me, detective? Think I'm lying?
This character has some fu
cking potential. Great acting, great dialogue. Intellectual but mentally messed up. Not a meathead, but definitely not a pu