Yet if Yossarian makes any attempt to avoid his military assignments, he’ll be in violation of Catch-22, a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule which specifies that a concern for one’s own safety in the face of dangers which are real and immediate is the process of a rational mind; a man is considered insane if he willingly continues to fly dangerous combat missions, but a request to be removed from duty is evidence of sanity and therefore makes him ineligible to be relieved from duty.
Victor: It’s your future. [The wall opens to reveal Command Central] Victor: Everything we’ve built is for the next generation. For you. Janet: It’s your birthright. Chase: I told you, I don’t want anything to do with PRIDE. Catherine: It’s true, we have done many things that we’re not proud of. Robert: Under duress from Jonah. Tina: And nothing we say or do will bring those kids back. Stacey: We’ve all done a lot wrong, but we did one thing right: you kids. Dale: Well, and a genetically engineered dieinonychus, just to say it. Catherine: You can use PRIDE’s resources to make up for what we have done. Geoffrey: Think of it. With all this money, tech, power, you could change the world. Chase: And I’m supposed to believe that, what, you’re all just gonna walk away from this?