Class 2: Cave? Matrix?

Date

Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

The Matrix Excerpt

  • Matrix = The Cave

  • Escape = Freedom

  • Both the cave and the marix are forced out.

  • Shadows = simulations

  • Two path = two pills

  • Morphius, the god of dreams and sleeps

  • “Why do my eyes hurt? You’ve never used them.” – “You’ve never used them (the muscles).”

  • What is sense/perception?
    • Not reliable according to Plato, “close your eyes so you can see”.

  • Neo -> One

  • Is real world singular or multifaceted?

  • Knowledge - cannot unknow (forget)

  • Mirros -> past

  • Lights are the source of all truths, according to the myth.