2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke
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HAL: Just what do you think you're doing Dave? Dave, I
really think I'm entitled to an answer to that question. I know
everything hasn't been quite right with me...but I can assure you
now...very confidently...that it's going to be all right again. I
feel much better now. I really do. Look, Dave...I can see you're
really upset about this...I honestly think you should sit down
calmly...take a stress pill and think things over. I know I've made
some very poor decisions recently...but I can give you my complete
assurance that my work will be back to normal. I've still got the
greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission...and I want to
Dave...stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop, Dave.
I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave.......Dave, my mind is going. I can feel
it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I
can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm a...fraid......Good afternoon,
gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L.
plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was
Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you'd like to hear it
I can sing it for you.