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A lack of method in their madness (1965)

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"Dr Who and the Daleks" (Studio 1 and ABC, Ardwick) is a milder version of the television serial, and is not likely to do more harm to childish minds than many other modern weapons of the communications industry. It Is obliquely interesting, however, because it presents an absolute morality, condemns it as naive, and adopts good old British compromise.

Pacifists converted

The Thaals are pacifists, but Dr Who (Peter Cushing) quickly converts them by nabbing their leader's girl friend and forcing him to display his fists From here, it is easy to justify the wholesale slaughter of the Daleks (conveniently, nasty little green reptiles inside the pepper-pals) on eye-for-eye grounds

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  • APA 6th ed.: (1965-08-02). A lack of method in their madness. The Guardian .
  • MLA 7th ed.: "A lack of method in their madness." The Guardian [add city] 1965-08-02. Print.
  • Chicago 15th ed.: "A lack of method in their madness." The Guardian, edition, sec., 1965-08-02
  • Turabian: "A lack of method in their madness." The Guardian, 1965-08-02, section, edition.
  • Wikipedia (this article): <ref>{{cite news| title=A lack of method in their madness | url=http://cuttingsarchive.org/index.php/A_lack_of_method_in_their_madness | work=The Guardian | pages= | date=1965-08-02 | via=Doctor Who Cuttings Archive | accessdate=18 November 2017 }}</ref>
  • Wikipedia (this page): <ref>{{cite web | title=A lack of method in their madness | url=http://cuttingsarchive.org/index.php/A_lack_of_method_in_their_madness | work=Doctor Who Cuttings Archive | accessdate=18 November 2017}}</ref>