Officer: You spoke once of a nation of rebels. You said it is when they Rebel that they are men. In that context, why do you not just choose Creativity or Art?

12: Rebellion captures the spirit better. It is because we are in the context of the world and the ‘fixity of ways’ that it is used.

Officer: So, we can equate Rebellion with Creativity?

12: Quite. It’s a funny thing really. If we spoke in the terms of say, Chaos, I wouldn’t choose rebellion, I would simply say ‘Art’. Chaos doesn’t offer the same quantum of resistance that the world or the milieu of one’s life does.

Officer: So, the essential or decisive factor here is ‘Resistance’?

12: I agree.

Officer: But, is it really Resistance? Does the milieu actively employ Resistance?

12: Maybe, the people don’t but the situation does. But, you asked about the milieu…the milieu is animated by the pre-rebel himself. If we allow Newton’s First Law, that of inertia, we see that, body is wont to remain in its state of….it seems the same goes for a psychology or mind. It is this psychology that animates the milieu so intensely that it has a life of its own which may or not be assisted by the people who live there, outside of the pre-rebel, of course.

[Cast-
12: a prisoner with a penchant for weirdness. A quintessential journeyman who has done many things. He is amoral, he is complicated but has the opinion of himself as the only true human

Officer: a prison officer who has taken a liking to the crazy prisoner, 12. He has been quickened and rediscovered a side of him he thought he had lost, that aspect of Dialectic.]

(Here, a method is used which the actors choose to call “The Scientific Method”. It isn’t THE Scientific Method, however, it resembles it in many ways, being that these are empirical issues, they can be verified in the actual matters mentioned here if you walk around and observe them)

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