written by John Hodge; from the book by Irvine Welsh

Tommy (looking at the hills): Doesn't it make you proud to be Scottish?
Renton (drunk, 'clean,' and pissed off): It's shite being Scottish! We're the lowest of the low! The scum of the fucking Earth! The most wretched, miserable, servile, pathetic trash that was ever shat into civilization! Some people hate English. I don't! They're just wankers! We, on the other hand, are colonized by wankers! Can't even find a decent culture to be colonized by! We're ruled by effete arseholes! It's a shite state of affairs to be in, Tommy! And all the fresh air in the world won't make any fucking difference.

Kudos and much thanks go to Kaeli for this monologue, it is very much appreciated.

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