What is a Matrix? What does the word mean? What are people referring to to when they talk of 'the Matrix'? Why use the story of the film as a metaphor? Let's shed some light on the topic and see why a science fiction story can serve as a useful illustration of modern life. Firstly, let me say that I do not propose we live in a computer generated virtual reality dream world. The metaphor … [Read more...] about What’s the Matrix? What’s outside it? How can I escape it?
Leaving the Matrix
A growing number of people within the matrix believe that we create our own reality. But is this true? In some ways it can be a tempting idea, but what are the implications? It is not a belief held by everyone, and not even by the majority within the Matrix. Supporters are most often ‘new age’ modern mystics as opposed to adherents of the conventional religions. And significantly, many … [Read more...] about Exploding the myth that we create our own reality