Matrix Essays

Essays about The Matrix
Friday, November 12, 2004
Beyond the Falling Code
Richard Miller writes:

"Like everyone who resonated with the Matrix I saw something special in the Wachowski's work – namely, myself. What amazes me is that although many others have seen reflections of their tradition or religion in the story, I have not found anyone who supports the view that the myth is a portrait of the perennial philosopher-- self.

It seems so clear to me-- once the interpreter adopts the allegorical mapping of Matrix humans to elements of our interior and Matrix programs to the more exterior aspects of our biologic machinery, the rest follows "logically." I see the whole story as a fight between human and machine but taking place within the consciousness and sub consciousness of self. I can't believe others don't see this."

He has compelling and substantive details in his blog.

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