Essay about The Matrix As A Biblical Story

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NAME; JERRY ISAAC MALLO
HIC NUMBER; MALJC1403
MODULE; MASS COMMUNICATION
TEACHER; MS NINA FEDERLEY
DATE; JULY 20 2015.

THE MATRIX AS A BIBLICAL STORY
The Matrix is a current movie and the Bible is a piece of inspired literature that has withstood scrutiny throughout the ages. The Matrix has many biblical themes and it parallels the Bible in numerous ways.
Let me briefly explain a simplified plot of The Matrix. The story centres around a computer-generated world that has been created to hide the truth from humans. In this world people are kept in slavery without their knowledge. This world is designed to simulate the peak of human civilization which had been destroyed by nuclear war. The majority of the world 's population is oblivious to the fact that their world is digital rather than real, and they continue living out their daily lives without questioning their reality. The main character, Neo, is a matrix-bound human who knows that something is not right with the world he lives in, and is eager to learn the truth. He is offered the truth from a character named Morpheus, who proclaims that Neo is “the One” (chosen one) who will eventually destroy the Matrix, thereby setting the humans “free.” For this to happen, Neo must first overcome the Sentient Program agents who can jump into anyone 's digital body. They are the Gate Keepers and hold the keys to The Matrix. The movie matrix is a brief explanation of the Bible. Briefly summarized, the Bible’s message…

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