Send me home i'm crazy!
But there's a catch, Catch 22
Yossarian claims to be insane and tries to be sent home after the number of missions required to be sent home is always increased whenever they get close. Colonel Cathcart informs Yossarian that he cannot be sent home because there is a catch, Catch 22, in which if someone claims to be crazy they are not crazy and to keep flying missions they must be crazy. So there is a loop that prevents anyone from going home.
Yossarian's roomate and friend Orr is killed during a mission when he crashes into a mountain. It is later discovered he fake crashed the plane and actually ran away to Sweden. As Yossarian loses more and more friends to the war he comes to realize that flying missions is useless and becomes dead set on getting out of doing anything.
Cathcart tries to bribe Yossarian around Catch 22 by sending him home a war hero so Cathcart can become a General. However, doing this will raise the number of missions for his friends. Instead of accepting his offer Yossarian just decides sail away on a boat and join Orr in Sweden until the war is over.
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