Explained: The Philosophy of The Matrix Movies

The world can be a strange place; sometimes it doesn’t feel all that absurd to think that might be living in some experimental simulation, a supercomputer’s holographic projection of reality, or that an A.I. species is actually the one pulling all the strings. This doesn’t seem particularly less feasible than the eternally popular belief in God, and might even be the same thing. The now four-part The Matrix series toys with some of these quite lofty and philosophical questions of reality, purpose, fate, free will and technological determinism.

The Matrix was one of the few mainstream commercial blockbusters to tackle some heady philosophical themes, and these are a few.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed

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