"I'm just saying that it was the right thing to do at the time. It might not be the right thing to do right now. It might not be the right thing to do again for quite some time. But right then? It was the right thing to do."
"Are you saying, Mr. Cle—"
"Apologies, Doctor. Are you saying, Dr. Clef, that these people deserved to die?"
"Not at all, Oprah. I'm saying that, at the time, we had no other choice if we wanted to understand how this device worked. Through that understanding, we were able to hide the object from the public and preserve more people's lives than were lost."
"The good of the many, Dr. Clef?"
"The good of the many, Oprah."
"And now that the veil of secrecy has been lifted?"
"We do things differently, but we still have to do things. Have to study."
"But why, Doctor?"
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