“You are a slave, Neo. Like everyone else, you were born in bondage (…) in a prison… for your mind” —> has the desire to understand life and to be “free”
Trusts Trinity. Looks at her in the car for validation.
“You did all this?” When he is being programmed. When she says yes, he feels assured about what he’s doing
“What is real? How do you define
“real”? If you’re, talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste, and see — then “real” is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain”
-How do I define real? Debate about what is authentic. I think things are real because I trust myself and others and that feeling of realness gives me a sense of comfort
Our world is a simulation
-we’re fed these ideas. No autonomy or independence.
Fear – doesn’t go on scaffold, wants to get out of matrix bc he’s scared,
Our minds are programmable. We’re weak
Let go of “free, doubt, disbelief (…) free your mind” —> fear is the only thing that stops you
“Ignorance is bliss”
“To deny our impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human”
“I have so many memoriess from here. What does that mean?” “The matrix cannot tell you who you are…” —> our memories cannot tell us who we are because we remember them differently from how they happened. Well, its hard to say how a memory is or is not because everyone perceives things differently
The spoon doesn’t bend because its not real. Only we bend
“Human beings are a disease— a cancer to this planet”
Is he really the “chosen one” or does he just believe it. If others reaffirm you, you’ll start to believe it yourself. When he faces the agent, he “begins to believe in himself”. When someone tells you you’re special or beautiful, etc. you’ll believe it.
“A world without borders or boundaries, a world without control” —> Is it possible to live in a world without control? Theoretically we could all coexist, but there is too much greed within humans