What is a Matrix? What does the word mean? What are people referring to to when they talk of 'the Matrix'? Why use the story of the film as a metaphor? Let's shed some light on the topic and see why a science fiction story can serve as a useful illustration of modern life. Firstly, let me say that I do not propose we … [Read more...] about What is “The Matrix”? What’s outside it, and how can we escape?
How to leave the Matrix
Ep 64 – Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing
Morality may seem a dull and uninteresting concept, but the reason it interests me is this. Humans do not have automatic knowledge. We need a code of values to guide our behaviour and choices if we wish to live successful and happy lives. Which particular moral code is followed, therefore, is of paramount importance … [Read more...] about Ep 64 – Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing