"It means what it is" are perhaps the most profound words Patrick McGoohan was ever heard to utter in the whole series of 'the Prisoner.' After all what does it matter why the Prisoner resigned. Which side runs the Village, although it's run by one side or the other. It doesn't matter who Number One is, because 'the Prisoner' is all things to everyman and lady.
Oh we theorise alright, of course we do, speculate, and interpret numerous situations. Some have looked for the so termed "hidden meanings," but I don't know of anyone who has found any. We deliberate, discuss, and try to see the other fella's point of view, even if it does conflict with our own. But at the end of the day, once you've read this blog, when the convention is over and everyone have gone their separate ways, you are left alone with your own thoughts, that is when 'the Prisoner' becomes a very private thing.
I'll be seeing you