An emcee invites the audience to recite “The   edge of Allegiance”

-- a rearrangement of the words of “The Pledge of Allegiance.”

What is the source of aggression in the United States?

The performer, who is not seen and does not speak, serves as a catalyst.

Performance: April 4, 2008, Contaminate 3: Live Art Festival of Performance, Sound, and Video,

sponsored by TEST Performance and The Present Tense, Boston, MA.