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Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and

Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and

Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix by Glenn Yeffeth, David Gerrold

Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix



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Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix Glenn Yeffeth, David Gerrold ebook
ISBN: 0143002902, 9780143002901
Format: pdf
Publisher: Summersdale
Page: 305


It was ripe for a -The thematic genre mash-up is wrapped with layers upon layers of a philosophy and religion mash-up. I haven't seen, or really even thought much about, The Matrix in quite some time. It raises all sorts of Phrases like “take the red pill”, “there is no spoon”, and “matrixing” (moving in especially agile ways) have entered the lexicon. One of the first films I received was The Matrix (1999), the science fiction classic from the Wachowski brothers. Glenn Yeffeth (ed), Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix (Dallas: Benbella Books, 2003) 2. This, now, is common knowledge. The defining dramatic moment in the film The Matrix occurs just after Morpheus invites Neo to choose between a red pill and a blue pill. A blog about freethought, skepticism, philosophy, science, law, religion, human rights, and whatever else interests us. You're not finished taking red pills yet. Would you choose the "blue pill" and reenter the Matrix? As most readers will know, the concept of the Matrix (the surface fabrication of our reality) is known and was popularized by the movie of the same name. What if it were as easy as taking a pill to forget the hard truths we have learned and go back into the "Matrix" (religion)? "There [are] two ways to look at [The Matrix franchise] from a Christian perspective. Taking the Red Pill is a thought-provoking, mid-expanding thrill ride through The Matrix, examining the technological challenges, religious symbolism and philosophical dilemmas the film presents. My post about a forgetting pill to erase painful memories got me thinking. The red pill promises "the truth, nothing more." Neo takes the red pill and awakes to reality--something.

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