We’re jacking in to the first three Matrix films—The Matrix, The Animatrix, and The Matrix: Reloaded! Join us as we discuss the cultural impact of the series, Jean Baudrillard, nihilism, and more!
Omissions/Mistakes: The essay Missy read that identified “Know thyself” as someone Socrates said was not wrong, per se, but neglected to mention that the phrase also appeared on a column the Oracle at Delphi, which is probably a stronger reference! Also, the essay Missy references that talked about Alice in Wonderland was actually by Joyce Carol Oates.
Some Sources You Might Find Interesting:
Re-Writing “Reality”: Reading “The Matrix” by Russell J.A. Kilbourn
Back to the Future: The Humanist “Matrix” by Laura Bartlett and Thomas B. Byers