Containing many solutions to the questions posed by means of the 1st 'Matrix' movie, this publication explores the frontiers of philosophy, expertise and non secular symbolism. It explores the large dilemmas the Wachowski brothers provided once they gave the motion picture its many layers of which means - fusing myriad philosophical and non secular issues with futuristic technological know-how and expertise.
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Extra info for Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix
In it, his famed “robopsychologist” Dr. Susan Calvin makes her final appearance. She’s been called in to examine Elvex, a mechanical man who, inexplicably, claims to be having dreams, something no robot has ever had before. Dr. Calvin is carrying an electron gun with her, in case she needs to wipe out Elvex: a mentally unstable robot could be a very dangerous thing, after all. She asks Elvex what it was that he’s been dreaming about. And Elvex says he saw a multitude of robots, all working hard, but, unlike the real robots he’s actually seen, these robots were “down with toil and affliction .
But by the time he came to make Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Robert Wise had done a complete one-eighty in his thinking about AI.
An interesting fact: that film was directed by Robert Wise, who went on, twenty-eight years later, to direct Star Trek: The Motion Picture. In The Day the Earth Stood Still, biological beings have decided that biological emotions and passions are too dangerous, and so they irrevocably turn over all their policing and safety issues to robots, who effectively run their society. But by the time he came to make Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Robert Wise had done a complete one-eighty in his thinking about AI.