You have probably seen the 1999 movie, “The Matrix.” The movie is pretty campy but it is still an excellent metaphor for modern life. In fact, it is truer now than when the movie was released.
The Matrix is about, ‘Neo,’ a middle class computer programmer/hacker who is living the standard life as an office worker. Through his computer hacking, he is gradually introduced to the concept known as the Matrix.
He meets up with a group of odd people whose leader is a man named ‘Morpheus.’ Morpheus gives Neo the choice of whether he wants to go back to his mundane life by taking a blue pill, or learning the full truth of reality by taking a red pill.
Neo swallows the red pill and he learns that the mundane world that he lived in was a false front that concealed the fact that humanity was being used by an alien race.
There are strong parallels to our modern world. Unfortunately, there is no red pill that will give us instant enlightenment, but there are tangible things you can do to “take the red pill.” In this post, I will give ten steps to unplug from the Matrix. [Read more…] about Ten Steps To Unplug From The Matrix