Re: The Matrix Oracle

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 00:23:10 -0400

Paul Hughes wrote:
> joe dees wrote:
> > One thing that interested me about the Oracle was that she was wrong about Neo being The One (and ONLY that). This reminds me of the fact that, in DUNE, the one place where the Bene Gesserit Reverend Mothers could not look was there the Kwasitz Haderach resided.
> This was a trick she played on Neo. She needed to convince him of that so he would put Morpheus' life ahead of his own. It was that altruistic sacrifice that pushed Neo beyond the threshold into his transhuman existence. She embodies the 'trickster' of all
> mythological milieus. Once again, pure genius!

More like the tester. The purpose of Lucifer, if you recall, the dark angel who is the prince of light, is to test men so that they can reach their full potential.