During a meal at the military institute, new recruits offer the seasoned cadets their food. The seasoned cadets tell the new recruits to eat their food. However, they treat Pearce, the only black recruit, differently with racist remarks and actions. This clip can be used to compare implicit and explicit bias in how the white and black cadets, respectively, are treated.
Agent English meets with Ophelia at the bar and has a short conversation with her. After she leaves, he tells his assistant, Bough, how charming she is and how she's totally innocent. Bough presents suspicious information about her, but English dismisses each piece of evidence by making up some excuse.
Joan believes that a sword lying in a field is a sign, and The Conscience contends that it wasn't a sign; it was just a sword in a field. The Conscience explains several ways that a sword may have found itself in a field to illustrate to Joan that she filtered out all other possibilities in order to support her beliefs.
The Eds think Kevin and the other cul-de-sac kids are up to something evil, but in reality they are preparing for and celebrating Jimmy's birthday. Because of their history with Kevin, The Eds are more likely to think that he is participating in an activity to their detriment.