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  • Analysis Of Plato's Allegory Of The Matrix

    A very white, vampiric looking man lives a boring life of what seems to be a daily routine, dragging himself from his house to work and back again. One day Neo starts questioning the world around him through late night computer hacking and discovers a man named Morpheus whom comes around with the answers; telling Neo that he lives in world controlled by machines and everything is not what it seems. Morpheus gives him the option of getting out of this alternate reality through a red pill. He gets out of the system in order to receive training by Morpheus and defeat the three suited men that control the whole system. In the movie, “The Matrix” by Joel Silver, there are many motifs parallel to philosophy. Plato’s allegory of the cave is one running…

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  • Ignorance In Wachowski's Allegory Of The Cave

    that the prisoners and Neo are unaware of the truth that their reality is false due to their lack of knowledge and misunderstanding of the real world. In "Allegory of the Cave", the prisoners are trapped in a cave by unknown people since birth. Their necks and legs are chained so that they can't move, and all they can see are shadows cast from a fire that is always burning behind them. As Socrates says, ¨they only see their own shadows, or the shadows of one another, which the fire throws on the…

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  • Allusions In The Movie The Matrix

    Is Neo really “the One”? “The Matrix” is a very well organized movie. There are many different scenes that symbolize various types of conclusions about society. Neo, Trinity, Morpheus, Cypher, Switch, as well as many other characters have different meanings to their names. In order to see all of the symbolic references in “The Matrix” you need to look very closely. “The Matrix” illustrates that modern-day life may not be as simple and complex as it could be. Characters in “The Matrix” are part…

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  • Analysis Of Siddhartha's Journey To The Truth

    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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  • Difference Between The Matrix And Nozick's

    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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  • Examples Of Appearance And Reality In The Movie The Matrix

    The world demonstrated in the movie, does not seem like anything out of the ordinary. The people in the movie are all living their lives, juggling busy schedules and personal dramas. It is not until the main character, Neo, acknowledges for himself that the entire world he believed to be genuine, was in fact an illusion in his mind and that his entire body was hooked to a wire that teleported his reason into a Martian-like world. An interesting concept is brought up once Morpheus explains to Neo…

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  • The Indigo Girls Essay

    Alternative music is an umbrella term that is used to describe music that is not played on mainstream radio, or consumed by mainstream audience. It does not fall into any other musical genre. There are dozens of different subgenres that branched off from alternative music. Alternative pop/rock is a catch-all term for post-punk bands from the mid-1980’s and mid-1990’s. Since there are a variety of musical styles within alternative rock, all of them tie together and exist outside of the…

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  • Pollock's Influence On Art

    Jim Dine talked about how he as a pop artist was not as concerned with theory and color as artist like Pollock. Before Pollock’s movement paintings there was some kind of shape and one’s eye would be directed around the work of art. Pollock ignored these rules when it came to these paintings. The Pop artists also ignored the rules of what art was in that they worked in was that were not considered to be high art; comic books and advertising was where they found their inspiration not landscapes…

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  • History Of Disco

    “igniting a drunken rampage that trashed the field” (Werner, 209). With a “thunderous chant of “Disco sucks!” this event initiated on a large scale an outcry against disco, which was ultimately nearly as significant as the genre itself (Werner, 209). The large-scale opposition to disco in the 1970s had great impact on popular music, disco-hatred exemplifying a societal desire to use public disapproval of the genre as a means of expressing good taste. Since the creation and marketing of LPs and…

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  • Tricia Rose In The Black Noise Analysis

    Tricia Rose in the “Black Noise” expresses her feelings about the emerging hip pop which was surrounded by protests emanating from the post-industrial period. During this period, in a bid to match with the fast changing technology, economic and political development, the poor were ousted from town settlement and marginalization was the order of the day. The real hip-pop music sprout out during this time (Rick 1994). Listeners as well as dancers occupied all the streets and subways and in a way…

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