Re: The Matrix

From: Waldemar Ingdahl (
Date: Fri May 26 2000 - 11:27:21 MDT

>From: Dan Adams <>
>Subject: Re: The Matrix
>Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 08:33:19 -0700 (PDT)
>Indeed it is. I've been waiting for someone to say
>that :-)
>It really puts a cinderella spin on reality
>though...sure, they have to battle soulless machines
>bent on keeping them as their personal "batteries."
>Nonetheless, the underlying metaphysical statement
>that all of reality is simulational is completely true
>in a far more powerful (and, diabolical) way. Our
>simulation may be inescapable and there are no big bad
>robots to direct our anger and frustration at...
>--- "Ross A. Finlayson" <> wrote:

My personal interpretation is that the movie shows that were still living on
Robinson Crusoe's island. The grittiy real world is contrasted to the nice
and pleasureable '90s of The Matrix. In a way it is true, we have built
ourselves a nice and pleasurable world thorugh accumualting capital, but we
better not forget that we still live in an enivironment that still requires
a lot of work of us to survive.

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