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I Believe That the Matrix Is a Powerful Metaphor For Life

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    It Is

    the point is-at least to me,that anything is possible if we really put our minds to it.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Mar 15, 2009

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    Too Many Agent Smiths...

    Help me Neo...make love to me like you did in Zion in "Reloaded". I will never die _Trinity
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 31, 2009

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    What Is The Meaning Of Life?

    I think that the mere fact that most people ask this question at some point during their life eludes to our slavery. Why would we be seeking something so very intrinsic to our nature unless we were not, as it were, unfulfilled? The masks that we wear, the games that we play...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F Dec 14, 2012

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    tmajor tmajor 41-45, M Mar 21, 2013

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    The Matrix And Maslow

    It is difficult to add much to the other Matrix as a metaphor for life stories. My personal angle is one that I’ve been thinking about very recently, long after I joined this group. I think there are some nice links between the Matrix world concept and...
    rojblake rojblake 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Wake Up!

    Is what I want to scream at everyone who accepts the things that people tell them. Open your eyes and take a look around. Do you think the world was meant to be this way? There are millions of starving children in impoverished countries, all dying daily while other countries...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    More Important Than What, Is When..

    This is my very first post on this project thing, and I feel that it is most appropriate to write about The Matrix, because in detail like Alice and Neo we are truly tumbling down the rabbit hole and we are supposed to embrace balance, chaos and fate.
    aarontheman1 aarontheman1 22-25 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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    Parallel Universes

    The Matrix has very many parallels to our world. I certainly believe that most of us exist under an unseen control, in fact we have bought in so much that we assist in our own oppression.  I've really become interested in the Jean Baudrillard concept of the desert of the real...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Oct 15, 2012

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    The Matrix Is a Metaphor For Life

    The philosophical tone conveyed by The Matrix was the main reason I watched it over and over again. I was just fascinated by the movie and it remains to be the best movie in my list.
    Tummie Tummie 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 9, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I believe in... that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different. I believe… that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 10

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    It is through the greatest sadness, possibly the largest sacrifice I could have done, that I finally felt my inner strength that I held within. It was through the tears that I...
    KismetWrites KismetWrites 31-35 3 Responses Jun 23

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    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    For the last five years mum has been doin race for life, its a kinda race over 5km that ladies do (men can join in buh its mostly ladies) an its to raise money for cancer charities...
    hanntiger1 hanntiger1 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm in reLay for life today for the second year in a row. My team won last year, hoping to win this year(:
    alyssabay alyssabay 13-15, F Jul 11

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    They say "True love never dies". I agree. When I met Michael 41 years ago, he had just been hired as my coworker. He was a pain in the ***. Brash and opinionated, full of...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It is a common misunderstanding that causes a lot of trouble in relationships, new or old. Mistaking chemistry for actual love. It is powerful enough to make people "feel...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Breakdown Or Breakthrough: It's Your Choice I was processing these thoughts at the same time last year. I made my own choices and have moved on by embracing it for what it was...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    About 12 years ago, I was at a really low point in my life. I decided I needed to do something different and after some inner soul searching, I realized that the one constant in my...
    Ressalg Ressalg 41-45, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't believe in accidents or coincidence. I know I'll probably get crap for saying that, but it's what life has taught me. Even the problem people who have come into my life...
    myguitarisbusted myguitarisbusted 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 30

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    There will be some people you haven't met yet that WILL come into your life and have a positive impact on your life. Kind of weird to ponder about
    kings7777 kings7777 18-21, M Jun 27

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    Everyone that comes into your life serves a purpose. You will learn something from them.
    RosieRose63 RosieRose63 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    My niece, Sarah is one of those people.I was so shocked when I got a call from my sister, Gemma's husband that she had arrived. On my birthday, none the less. And I was even more...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 11 Responses Jul 4

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    I get lost in my thoughts so much, and one thought leads to a next thought and so on and so on, I have a fear of failure which prevents me from doing things I know I should do...I...
    karmahurt karmahurt 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    Here's the thing x We walk through life hoping , hoping we will be rich , hoping we will meet the right one , hoping we could live forever , hoping for more ... But these are...
    LT167 LT167 31-35, F Jul 9

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    I also believe ppl leave for a reason! I just ended my affair recently, or he ended it for me but if it weren't for that I would have never found the wonderful man I am talking to...
    lovinglife11 lovinglife11 31-35, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I think so too I met this girl two days ago beautiful but she has been hurt and she came into my life and i felt a connection but I guess she is just to scared to but she came into...
    DBsw1990 DBsw1990 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Yeah no ones life is perfect but hmm most people on here are teenagers that say they "battle depression" i mean do they even know what depression is? If your boyfriend breaks up...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    You may think this site is simply a gathering place for freaks and misfits, but that's far from true. I have met some intriguing people who have opened my eyes to a whole new world...
    livingasme livingasme 46-50, F 15 Responses 5 days ago

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    My hope is that the people who have come into my life realize that there is a reason why. That there is a bond that can trancend the petty details, the barnacles and pain we bring...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Every experience has a purpose especially encounters with people, good or bad. When you look at things that way, life sucks just a little bit less.
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    So many years without a second glance from you and suddenly my world was turned upside down. With never more than a few words between us this rare spark confused me. Was it...
    xoHrabina xoHrabina 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I what to be punished all my life you can put a leash and paserfire in my mouth and get spaking on my butt
    boy23456 boy23456 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Ever wonder why... When you're not having the best day, or things just aren't right, some one happens along at just the right moment, and changes your day, even if just for a...
    PanTex PanTex 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 28

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    I found out my husband was cheating on me two years ago. Shortly after, I began dating someone but broke it off 6 weeks later because it was too soon and I was scared of getting...
    Missgwenxo Missgwenxo 41-45, F 10 Responses Jun 30

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    And they exit for a reason. So don't chase after them. God has a better plan.
    KellsThr13 KellsThr13 13-15, F 9 Responses Jul 9

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    I totally believe this saying ... And I think my decay tooth comes for a reason because I am usually lazy to brush my teeth when it's bed time :( now I'm trying to eat good food to...
    exsunshinelover exsunshinelover 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    The amazing people I've met here...some became sad after the connection could not move forward, some left a depression far behind and became stronger, some love the release we find...
    Accebere Accebere 36-40, F 11 Responses Jul 13

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    I don't know why we met when we did, but I know it was for a very good reason. Thank you for taking the time to know, accept, understand, and trust me. And thank you for allowing...
    CandyxCane CandyxCane 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 14

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    One night I was woke up in the midnight because of nightmare, then I couldn't go back to sleep so I came here. Suddenly someone message me and said "Please smile, you will be fine...
    CloversMoon CloversMoon 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Everything happens for a reason they can be good or they can be bad but nothing can happen till U swing the bat u can strike out or make a home run but if u strike out it just wasn...
    protostar55 protostar55 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I'm always trying to find the truth about life. I know it's not just about being in this body. Sometimes I feel that I am the only one thinking about these things. I know that...
    kittamaow kittamaow 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    either a blessing, lesson, or to show that you are worthy of love.
    elle2122 elle2122 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought that no one but myself... ~ C.S. Lewis
    Katie419 Katie419 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    My father was killed in an auto wreck near Chicago when I was little. I am haunted by him!
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Nothing is by chance,we are here to learn.
    berangere berangere 66-70, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    But then mostly the reason is a crappy one😏
    Perfect1mperfection Perfect1mperfection 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I learn something new everyday
    neverlvnd neverlvnd 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Sorry. Once I am dead, this "experiment" is over. I just wish it was sooner. I feel like a massive scapegoat.
    ArtemisMoonGoddess ArtemisMoonGoddess 26-30 1 Response Jul 12