Week 5 Essay.docx - Logan Arthur PHILO 201-B06 Professor Weathers 2 October 2017 Week 5 Essay#1 The similarities between The Matrix and from Plato and

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Logan Arthur PHILO 201-B06 Professor Weathers 2 October 2017 Week 5 Essay #1- The similarities between The Matrix and from Plato and Descartes short stories would have to be the described illusions. More specifically, it was the illusions of reality, or really against reality. First, in The Matrix, goes into details about how a character who is a hacker named Mr. Anderson by goes by hacker named “Neo” eventually discovers that almost the whole human race is lying unconscious, while their brains are hooked up to the computer giving them life simulation. Secondly, in The Allegory of the Cave, what is seen with the shadows of reality, and things we see are really just an illusion. Which the shadows, I get out as not real things, that they are seeing, so it creates the same idea of an illusion as The Matrix , just in a different form of an illusion. Thirdly, in Descartes, it ends up being stated, there is no difference, between reality,

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