Morpheus in The Matrix

In the movie «The Matrix,» the character Morpheus gives Neo the choice to swallow either a blue or a red pill, and says,

Before Neo makes his choice, he adds, «Remember—all I’m offering you is the Truth. Nothing more.»

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And these are some more messages of Morpheus to Neo as part of his training (awakening).

«What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the «world.» You don’t know what it is, but it’s there—like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad.»

«What is «real?» How do you define «real?»»

«If «real» is what you can feel, smell, taste and see, then «real» is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.»

«Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was «real?» What if you were unable to wake from that dream, Neo? How would you know the difference between the «dream world» and the «real world?»»

«The Matrix is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the Truth.»

«The Matrix is a system, Neo. That system is our «enemy.» But when you’re inside, you look around, what do you see? Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters. The very «minds» of the people we are trying to save. But until we do, these people are still a part of that system and that makes them our «enemy.» You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system that they will fight to protect it.»

«I’m trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You are the one who has to walk through it.»

«Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.»

And the «Oracle» (an elderly woman in the Matrix) says to Neo,

«You have the sight now, Neo. You are looking at the world without time.»

«(…) You didn’t come here to make the choice—you’ve already made it. You’re here to understand why you made it.»

«(…) You’ve already made the choice, now you have to understand it.»

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