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    The Matrix

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    Introduction The media topic that I will be analyzing will be of a science fiction movie called The Matrix (1999). Without giving the movie away, I enjoyed the depth of questions, levels to ponder, and analysis that the movie gives the viewer; not just of the movie, but within their own lives. As I discuss this movie, I will use most of the SEARCH acronym when writing my Narrative analysis, then break down important questions and possible answers the movie provides that hooks the viewer into watching the struggles the main character endures; and the unknown dilemma he doesn’t realize he’s in. With this, further analysis will be questioned and thought through on the un-laying questions the movie imposes upon the viewer and their reality.…

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    The Allegory Of The Matrix

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    The Matrix is the world that is around every one, yet many people cannot see what is actually going on around them. The Matrix is basically a computer made fantasy world, and it is created to keep humans from adapting. The idea of the Matrix is that there was a man born inside of it, and this man had the skill set to do whatever he pleased. He could transform the Matrix into what he felt was right for the world. In the movie, this man is Neo and Morpheus believes that he is the one to finally…

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    The two quotes, “Knowledge is power” and “Ignorance is bliss”, are two of the most well-known quotes in history. Generally, a film, text or play, takes either the side of knowledge or of ignorance. The film The Matrix takes the side of “Knowledge is power”. In the film, Neo is contacted by the legendary Morpheus, who offers him a choice; the red pill, or the blue pill. The red pill represents knowledge, and will wake Neo up and show him the truth – that he is living a lie as a slave to machines.…

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    The Matrix Movie Analysis

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    In recent times, the future of virtual reality has been brought up in discussions as the forefront of technology. This especially shown in many movies, movies such as The Matrix directed by The Wachowskis. In this movie, humanity is “plugged” into an entire virtual world and are completely unaware of this. Not only are there movies, there are also many texts that provide evidence about virtual reality. Texts such as The Matrix Simulation and the Postmodern Age by David Weberman. In this text,…

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    Curtis Strickland Compare and contrast The Matrix with the readings from Plato and Descartes. What are some similarities and differences? The biggest similarity among The Matrix, Plato’s cave analogy, and Descartes’ reflections is that they question whether the reality experienced through the senses is definite and real, or if it is just an distortion of reality. The Matrix is a movie about a cyber “reality” where everyone is connected to a super computer and their virtual reality is…

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    “Dreams feel real while we’re in them. It’s only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange”(Cobb). Statements like this are what movies like Inception and The Matrix revolve around. Throughout such movies we ask ourselves time after time, is it a dream or is it reality? Christopher Nolen the director of Inception goes even further and depicts a picture where a person goes into multiple dreams while being in one all ready. The main idea behind The Matrix is that the world we…

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    dehumanizing and as unpleasant as possible. It is believed that the Matrix is a dystopian society because the world inside the computer fabricates what you hear, smell, see, taste and even touch. Due to the computers isolating and incapacitating each human, the computers control all independent thoughts, freedom, or true individuality, all characteristics of a dystopian society. Wilful deception means allowing oneself to be deceived without trying to see the truth. Willful deception is what the…

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    What Is The Matrix?

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    What is the matrix? In the movie, actually the name Matrix means the overall mass all ´´the overall surrounding mass´´ so that is the question of the movie: What is the surrounding mass? What is it all and good? Matrix means a virtual world to hide the 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…

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    The Matrix Buddhism

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    The Matrix, Directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski is a fast paced (yet slightly cheesy) Science Fiction film that 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…

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    believes that people are deeply hard-wired to experience true human interaction. For these three reasons, Nozick believes people would not plug into the experience machine; it is the pluralism view that Nozick is referring to. The science fiction movie “The Matrix,” directed by Wachowski Brothers, addresses the same arguments made by Nozick with regards as to why people would not willingly plug in (The Matrix). For example, at the beginning of the movie, the main character is given the…

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