Cosmo: The world isn’t run by weapons anymore, or energy, or money. It’s run by little ones and zeroes, little bits of data. It’s all just electrons.
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Cosmo: There is a war out there, old friend. A World War. And its not about who’s got the most bullets, its about who controls the information. What we see and hear, how we work, what we think. Its all about the Information.
Carl: Hey, that’s not easy, what I just did!
Cosmo: There I was in prison. And one day I help a couple of older gentlemen make some free telephone calls. They turn out to be, let us say, good family men.
Martin Bishop: Organized crime?
Cosmo: Hah. Don’t kid yourself. It’s not that organized.
Cosmo: Pollution. Crime. Drugs, poverty, disease, hunger, despair–we throw gobs of money at them and problems only get worse. Why is that? Because money’s most powerful ability is to allow bad people to continue doing bad things at the expense of those who don’t have it.
Martin Bishop: I agree. Now who did you say you were working for?
Cosmo: Oh, that’s just my day job.
Cosmo: Who else is going to change the world, Marty? Greenpeace?