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Joseph Franz April 17, 2008 Eng-W 131 Basgier 2:30 Paper 3 Born Identity Although both The Matrix and Blade Runner are filled with the theme of identity, The Matrix is about Neo finding his true identity as “the one” and coming to save the world, whereas in Blade Runner Deckard is searching to find out whether he is a replicant approaching the end of his four years or a human. Cyberspace allows us to see how people create several identities, as well as the ability to shift between the identities. Cyberspace exemplifies the shift in identity that already exists in broader culture. The internet allows us to express identity or identities that may or may not be true. The matrix is all one big computer program where artificial
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Unformatted text preview: intelligence has the power to give people whatever identity that they want. The agents have the ability to switch their identity whenever they want. Foner also talks about shifting identities of America, but he focuses on large groups, whereas Turkle focuses predominantly on the individual. Foner also talks about shifting identities of America. Both Neo and Deckard are searching for their true identities. Neos identity shifts from a computer programmer to becoming the one. Deckard is trying to find if he is a replicant or a human being. Turkle also talks about shifting identities of America, but he focuses on the individual whereas Foner focuses predominantly on large groups....
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