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The Matrix Trilogy

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Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. Trans. Sheila Faria Glaser. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

Campbell, Joseph, and Bill Moyers. The Power of Myth. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell, 1991.

Gibson, William. Neuromancer. New York: Ace Books, 1995.

Haber, Karen, ed. Exploring the Matrix: Visions of the Cyber Present. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2003.

Irwin, William, ed. The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real. Chicago: Open Court, 2002.

Kapell, Matthew, and William Doty, eds. Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise: Cultural Reception and Interpretation. New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004.

Kelly, Kevin. Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World. New York: Perseus Group, 1995.

Lamm, Spencer, ed. The Art of the Matrix: Screenplay and Art. New York: Newmarket Press, 2000.

Lawrence, Matt. Like a Splinter in Your Mind: The Philosophy Behind the Matrix Trilogy. New York: Blackwell Publishing, 2004.

Schopenhauer, Arthur. “Transcendent Speculation on the Apparent Deliberateness in the Fate of the Individual.” Parerga and Paralipomena: Short Philosophical Essays. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000.

Seay, Chris, and Greg Garrett. The Gospel Reloaded: Exploring Spirituality and Faith in the Matrix. New York: Pinion Press, 2003.

Yeffeth, Glenn, ed. Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix. Dallas: Benbella, 2003.

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First movie when Neo is pulled from the matrix

by angela_sasser1, April 15, 2014

A machine didn't "drill a hole in his head" the machine unscrewed a cable that connected him to the matrix from a socket that had already been installed in his neck.

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