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Anthropology assignment- The Matrix The identityMorpheus believes Neo is the “One” that the Oracle prophesied.

But Neo himself doesn’t know that, we can figure it out when he first meet the oracle, she said that means “know thyself”, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Being The One is just like being in love. No one can tell you you're in love, you just know it. Through and through. Balls to bones. “That’s really what The Oracle is all about. She opens the door but Neo has to choose to believe it for himself. He has to look inside, he has to know there's no spoon, and he has to know he's The One. And it's only through making the choice, once he finds the reason to do so, that he becomes The One. Neo looked inside and he doesn't believe. He's intrigued, he's listened to a very convincing man who believes, but Neo does not believe. And the Oracle's going to let him go with that belief, because as she said earlier, "No one can tell you you're The One, you just know it. Socrates’ allegory of the Cave has the same meaning, the Cave is about a man who never saw the light and sees it for the first time, and was having problem adjusting to reality. They both have the concept which is, if you take someone out of the dark they are going to have trouble adjusting to the light, and if they don’t know better the dark will become there light. Meaning they will become adjusted to the dark because they do not know any better. Understanding oneself is important before one tries to understand its surrounding. One must be aware of oneself to be charge of his emotional and mental state of thinking and acting. That is a trait that helped both, Socrates and Neo, handle the situation and a fairly positive fashion. They were able to take charge of the situation and make the best of it. RealityNeo, the man thought that his life was a reality was awaken to a whole new reality which made him realize that his life, that he has been living up until now, was not real at all. He, also like Socrates, had a hard time adjusting to the "light" - the real world. “The only thing worse than a prison for your mind would be a prison for your mind you didn't know you were in, a prison from which, therefore, you would have no urge to escape." that's how the slaves were. Their mind and body have become prisoners in this cave so it would be hard for them to accept any other knowledge of the

when she was in a telephone booth. In “The Matrix”. and without it we can unlock no other knowledge worth having. The famous ancient Greek philosopher. or sometimes we choose not to know. Socrates called this method as "delivery technique" which is one kind of induction. to know yourself you have to know that you don’t know anything. that is to say. to overthrow the oracle. Self knowledgeWhich is the key. Those of us who come to know reality will be mocked by those who can't open their mind to knowing the reality. After that. There are some interesting points such as the light. so that the other who is into a contradiction. wisdom and vitality in both . an important point of his thinking is that knowing yourself as ignorance. but he felt he was not smart enough . number “3”. Then he found out that he himself as a clever person lies on he recognizes his ignorance. so he talked with people who are knowledgeable. they both had to "know thyself". then expose some contradictions through answering each other. and no wisdom. had to admit their own ignorance. Light appears many times in the movie. Socrates in the end found out these so-called knowledgeable people. that finally leading to the truth. light means the symbol of the truth. There is so much in this world that we don't understand and we sometimes tend to close our eyes so we may not see the real picture as to what it is. Neo and Socrates had to free themselves before they could free anyone.outside world. he defined philosophy as "love of wisdom". when Trinity broke the window. they are not knowledgeable." Before Neo could save the sleeping minds trapped inside the Matrix. one person ask a question and the other one answer the question. He said he heard the oracle said that he is the most intelligent person in the world. Socrates thought that everyone should acknowledge their own ignorance (Neo also has accepted this test). and the number “101”. Socrates used to question and answer method. they are not smart. Socrates. Reality is fear and facing reality takes courage and only those brave enough can face it and accept it for what it is. While discussing knowledge and ethical issues. before Socrates could spread his vast wisdom to the unknowing. Morpheus also plays a mentor role to guide Neo that he is the One.

is the last base of the ship of Morpheus. have to go to the dream of God. The number 3. Neo see the 3 agents as green code after he comes back his life. also the last hope of human beings. In the "Bible" is a name of a king of Babylon. means Neo will have new life after he revived. Zion is a poetic. may have meaning that Neo is the one of one. The one also means anointed one. Neo also means new in Greek language. and he will bring hopes to people.which means the one is the change of the world “one”. "he did not know he had a dream. Nebuchadnezzar. He plays a role to help Neo wake up from the dream.consciousness and real world. emotional call for the holy city of Jerusalem. the son (Jesus Christ). Zion. the popular explanation is this: 101 is binary for 5 (00101. he has been looking for answers. The meaning of names in The Matrix: Neo. Trinity kissed neo three times then Neo got his new life.which to a computer is the sixth number because computers count from 0). this makes me think about Jesus died and revive after three days. Trinity’s name means three in the the god of sleep and dream in the Greek mythology.means God divides into the father. To get the answer of the dream. and the Holy Spirit.Morpheus. In the "Old Testament". Consciousness pierced the unconsciousness. Morpheus. But they are still a whole. sincere. The number ”101” also appears many times in movie. but no one knows exactly what it means (if anything). . 3 minutes after Neo died.the number of Trinity’s room is 303. Trinity.