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The Matrix

In mathematics, a matrix (plural matrices) is a rectangular array of numbers, symbols, or expressions, arranged in rows and columns.[1][2] The individual items in a matrix are called its elements or entries. An example of a matrix with 2 rows and 3 columns is Matrices of the same size can be added or subtracted element by element. But the rule for matrix multiplication is that two matrices can be multiplied only when the number of columns in the first equals the number of rows in the second. A...

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The Matrix

The Matrix The matrix will forever hold a place as one of my favorite childhood movies as the action and computer generated imagery back in 99’…were ahead of its time. Today, I’m twenty years old, in college and assigned to re-watch this bad-ass movie and utilize my mature adult intelligence to “critically” think about the socially constructed reality at a college level. Therefore, I shall proceed to say that after watching the Matrix, the movie pertains to the socially constructed reality as a...

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 “The Matrix” is a computer animated dream world pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth, it is designed by the machines to keep the human race under control. It tricks the mind into believing us that we have a choice, and we choose our destiny, when in truth we are just a energy source for the machines. The “Matrix” is a thriller set in the future. The movie poses the question what is real? Throughout the Movie there is many theme’s and biblical symbolism, some see Neo as Christ,...

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The Matrix – to be or not be The Matrix consists of a great variety of questions that have tortured the world for centuries. How can we know that what we see around us is real? How can we be certain that the items and living beings around us exists? If the world as we know it turns out to be an illusion, what do we do? Numerous philosophers and other thinkers have pondered these questions since the beginning of time. How can we know that what we see around us is real? How to be certain that...

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The Matrix

Compare and Contrast The Matrix with the readings from Plato and Descartes. What are some similarities and differences? An Essay Submitted to Jason Elvis BY Williestine Harriel Liberty University online September 24, 2012 Compare and Contrast The Matrix with the readings from Plato and Descartes. What are some similarities and differences? After reading The Matrix, and reading from Plato and Descartes, I find that there are some similarities and differences...

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Phil 201-D23 19 November 2013 The Matrix Recently, we have discussed how we know. Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, developed a thought experiment which has become so popular that it is the basis of blockbuster film The Matrix. In short, the thought experiment calls one to imagine that your brain and the nerves connecting it to your senses has been severed or disconnected. The brain would actually no longer be in your body it would be placed a vat filled with nutritional fluid to keep your...

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The comparisons between the three stories are that each has a question as to what is real/reality. The Cave by Plato and The Matrix are similar in their story line. The two differ in that Neo was beginning to feel that there was something that was missing in his life, a feeling that something wasn’t quite right. The prisoner in Plato’s story had no question, no reservation as to what his life was to be day in and day out until a different scenario was presented to him. Much like Neo, the prisoner...

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Susan Professor Dr. Tyler Veak Philosophy 201- B12 LUO 4 February 2013 Plato, Descartes, and The Matrix Consider this, Is what we believe to be real and true real and true? In the movie The Matrix, Neo is a computer programer by day and hacker by night. He senses that something is wrong with the world but insists what he know he feels. When he dreams, he isn’t sure if it was real or just a dream just as Descartes believes he cannot trust his senses to tell him whether or not he is still...

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AnthonyAlbizu Matrix

 Plato, Descartes, and The Matrix Anthony Albizu Phil 201 Liberty University Coming to the realization that your entire life is all an illusion would be frightening, painful, and hard to believe. This is the main concept of the movie, The Matrix. The main character, Neo, is told that the world he has been living in is nothing more than a simulation controlled by a computer program. After being told this information, Neo, being apprehensive at first, has to then decide what he...

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Matrix eigenvector

Eigenvectors and eigenvalues of a matrix The eigenvectors of a square matrix are the non-zero vectors which, after being multiplied by the matrix, remain proportional to the original vector, i.e. any vector that satisfies the equation: where is the matrix in question, is the eigenvector and is the associated eigenvalue. As will become clear later on, eigenvectors are not unique in the sense that any eigenvector can be multiplied by a constant to form another eigenvector. For each...

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