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: In competitive behavior someone always loses. Charles
: Well, my niece knows that, John, and she's about this high. Nash
: See if I derive an equilibrium where prevalence is a non-singular event where nobody loses, can you imagine the effect that would have on conflict scenarios, arm negotiations... Charles
: When did you last eat? Nash
: ...currency exchange? Charles
: When did you last eat? You know, food. Nash
: You have no respect for cognitive reverie, you know that? Charles
: Yes. But pizza - now, pizza I have enormous respect for. And of course beer.
: [throws stuff down and follows
] I have respect for beer. I have respect for beer!
: That Isaac Newton fellow was right. Nash
: He was on to something. Charles
: Clever boy.
: So what's your story? You the poor kid that never got to go to Exeter or Andover? Nash
: Despite my privileged upbringing, I'm actually quite well-balanced. I have a chip on both shoulders.
: Nothing's ever for sure, John. That's the only sure thing I do know.
: Her husband was too drunk to know he was too drunk to drive.
[showing Charles one of his window equations
: This is a group playing touch football. This is a flock of pigeons fighting over bread crumbs. And this is a woman chasing a man who stole her purse. Charles
: John, you watched a mugging. That's weird.
: When's the last time you ate? You know... food.
: It's not my problem and it's not your problem. It's their problem. Your answers are not on that wall. They're out there, where you've been working.
: [offering Nash a flask of whiskey
] Listen. If we can't break the ice, how 'bout we drown it?
: The prodigal roommate arrives.
: Is my roommate a dick?
: I arrived last night. Right in time for English Department cocktails. The cock was mine. The tail belonged to a lovely young thing with a passion for D.H. Lawrence.
[John meets Charles' niece
: She's so small. Charles
: Well, she's young, John. That's how they come.
: Mathematics... mathematics is never going to lead you to higher truth and you know why? Because it's boring!
: Officer, I saw the driver who hit me His name was Johny Walker.