“While I haven’t come to a conclusion on [gay marriage,] I am convinced that you can’t deny rights to people based on their sexual orientation. It’s wrong," he says. "It’s even wrong, I think, as Christians to take that position. Because we should support human rights for all people even when they don’t agree with us.”—
<spoileralert>If you haven’t seen the movie, don’t read. </spoileralert>
These are the most satisfying interpretations I’ve seen; far more eloquently stated than I could ever achieve.
I’m impressed most by Nolan’s ability to pull us (the audience) into his dream-logic. I remember being struck by the fact that Mal was on the opposite building’s window at the moment, but then I shrugged it off to follow the narrative. That’s what you do in dreams; sometimes things don’t make sense but you allow them to so you can see what happens next.
I did this a few times from different journal entries, and I got a different author almost every time… from Stephen King to James Joyce to David Foster Wallace. But I got DFW twice for different samples… so there? I tried different types of journal entries — so many of mine are fragmented thoughts strung together, and I’m not sure one of them is a good example of “how I write”. Although, if I had on hand some of my fiction writing experiments I would guess I would come out like Dan Brown. I know very well that I am not meant to be an author.