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The Matrix Reloaded

 “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

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

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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The Matrix

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 Matrix

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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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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Irony in the Matrix

experienced was an artificially created belief. This is the idea that the movie Matrix, with its main character Neo, and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, with the slaves, try to present as they question our perception of reality. In both publications, human beings live their lives experiencing what for them is reality until some of them are able to see reality and realize that all their lives were based on illusions. The Matrix and Plato’s Allegory of the Cave are very similar for both involve men who live...

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Sociology and the Matrix

The Matrix I watched The Matrix for this assignment because I thought it could offer good examples of the terms we were given. The concepts that I decided to work off of in this paper are deviance and crime, socialization and, societies. The matrix has a lot of good examples of this because there are two completely separate societies and ways of life inside the movie. You of course had the fake world that all humans thought they were living in but in reality there race was getting eliminated outside...

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Matrix Versus Allegory of the Cave

Allegory of the Cave and seminal science-fiction film The Matrix at first glance seem to have nothing in common. The first is written and set in the ancient times, revolving around Socrates telling his follower Glaucon about chained prisoners in a primitive cave watching shadow puppets lighted by a fire burning at the cave’s opening. The latter is a futuristic story set in a world controlled by artificial-intelligent computers that created the Matrix, a virtual world programmed for the humans to live in...

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Matrix Essay

Essay Question: What does the director do to enhance the mood/atmosphere of the opening scene of the Matrix? The Wachowski brothers’ 1999 sci-fi film The Matrix utilizes a range of film techniques to enhance the atmosphere in the opening scene. The Movie uses a range of different camera angles and shots such as the pull focus at certain points of the film, and lighting as well as special effects to immerse the viewer into the film. Certain camera angles employed by the Wachowski brothers can...

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