The Master

The Master ★★★★

Does The Master actually think his methods help people OR is he only consumed with adoration? We know The Master is making up his "religion". BUT is he convincing himself these techniques actually work?

The Master recognizes Freddy's mentally illness. He also recognizes that Freddy is such an outsider that he has no need for masters. Freddy is both a lost man looking to belong, and a lost cause waiting to die. Freddy will always be drawn to The Master, and The Master will never be able to crack Freddy. For The Master's power is casting a spell on people looking for answers. A man who lives purely on instinct and survival doesn't need answers. The sadness that person feels is eternal.

My 4:00 AM musings while watching the film with insomnia and extreme heatburn.

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