At the point of no apparent hope, Chaplain Tappman arrives with electrifying news: Orr is safe in Sweden. Yossarian realizes that his little buddy was nobody's fool and had been planning this escape all along. That's why he ditched his plane mission after mission. That's why he implored Yossarian to go along with him. Orr was a genius and the bravest one of all. Yossarian decides to join him. He will first go to Rome and find Nately's fiancée's kid sister. Then, somehow, they will get to Sweden. Danby warns that this is negative thinking, "escapist." But Yossarian laughs and tries to explain the paradox: "I'm not running away from my responsibilities. I'm running to them." Yossarian's growth is the discovery of his true self. Although initially caring only about his own comfort, he now rejects the "deal" because it is selfish and odious. Going along with the establishment is best for
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