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    many cases lead to a strong correlation between Paganism and nationalism; conversely many other Pagans emphasise progressive thoughts of equality and fraternity at a global scale, focusing an accepting ethos towards topics of sexuality and multiculturalism. Finally, the beliefs and practises of New Religious Movements have faced various responses from the established traditions. In the case of Modern Paganism, such responses have ranged from avowed hostility to government sponsorship. Such disparities are best explained through an examination of the broad scope of Modern Paganism, which includes several major denominations. In conclusion; comparing Wicca, the related Druidry movement and other reconstructed faiths, Esoteric Mysticism and Neo-Shamanism will elucidate the contrasting ideas of the sacred held across the Neopagan spectrum of New Religious…

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    Although in Nozick 's example, individuals start outside the machine, those in The Matrix, like Neo, begin life in the Matrix. Neo 's subsequent choice to unplug from the Matrix to confront the real world would go against status quo bias and aversion loss, which, I suggest, explains why The Matrix 's narrative revolves around sinister machine rulers, who treat humans as mere batteries, and aim…

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    off by introducing Siddhartha 's struggle; "Siddhartha had begun to feel the seeds of discontent within in him... He had begun to suspect that that his worthy father and his other teachers, the wise Brahmins, had already passed on to him the bulk and best of their knowledge" (Hesse 5). Similarly, Neo, the main character in the Wachowskis ' The Matrix, feels a similar discontentment with his world, even though he is incredibly intelligent. Siddhartha is a successful scholar and Thomas Anderson is…

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    Agent Smith Psychology

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    system” or “the establishment.” They are highly trained and heavily equipped fighting machines that keep the matrix operating smoothly and free from the liberators. At least six focal events provide substance and movement for this text. First, Neo receives his “calling” from Morpheus and is given a choice between freedom from the matrix, or forgetting his meeting with Morpheus ever happened. Second, after Neo chooses freedom, and the price that accompanies it, he can no longer simply exist in…

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    The Matrix Buddhism

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    was made in 1999. Thomas Anderson is living a double life, during the day he is simply a computer programmer but by night, he goes by a different name. Neo comes alive in the nighttime as an accomplished internet hacker. Neo begins his journey down the rabbit hole by asking one simple question, “What is the Matrix?”. Police begin to target him after he is contacted by Trinity and Morpheus, who is a computer hacker that the government considers to be a terrorist. Morpheus shows Neo the real…

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    What Is The Matrix?

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    truth. The main character of this movie is Thomas A. Anderson (Keanu Reeves) is a computer programmer by day and a hacker named Neo night. Has spent his entire life sensing that there is something more, that there is something wrong and that doubt is reinforced with a message received on your computer: "Matrix has you." Neo discovers that the world in which he believed to live is nothing more than a virtual simulation which is connected by a cable plugged into your brain. The billions of people…

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    Film Analysis: The Matrix

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    Now let's look at Neo, the supposed One throughout the movies. The lore states that the One was born in the Matrix, but Neo wasn't... He was born in one of those pod thingies. So, that's point one for not Neo. It is also stated that the One can alter the fabric of the Matrix. Sure, Neo can bend spoons and do some Kung-fu…

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    was explaining ‘The Matrix’ to Neo, Morpheus was flipping a handheld mirror in his hand. Further, the movie demonstrates the idea that the mind is one’s own worst enemy several times. The first time is when Neo is fighting Morpheus in the computer program. Neo is thinking to hard trying to beat Neo, his body follows his mind, and Neo’s mind believes he is in the real world, so his body is constrained by the laws of reality. Eventually Morpheus says, “You think that's air you're breathing?”…

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    In “The Matrix,” Neo makes the choice between the red (truth) pill and the blue (ignorance) pill. In the film Neo choses to know the truth because of all the crazy things he had recently seen, all the questions that were burning in his mind, and the limited time he had to choose. Although Neo chose to know the truth, there are many reasons one could choose either. Neo chooses the red pill because he has felt, and seen, that there was something “off” about his life. He was curious about who…

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    Religion In The Matrix

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    After analyzing the 1999 thriller “The Matrix”, it brought up a lot of interesting topics for which can now be analyzed more thoroughly 18 years into the present. The movie itself is about when a young computer genius Thomas Anderson, who went by the alias Neo in the computer world, gets recruited by a man named Morpheus. After the two men had met, Morpheus showed Neo the real world, and told him how people were living in a programmed system called the matrix and that the real world was run by…

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