Alotofpeoplewanttoriseabovethisfilm

Alotofpeoplewanttoriseabovethisfilm,whichisunderstandable,Iguess,ifyou'rejudgingitonit'smeritasaworkofphilosophy.Itdoesn'tdelvedeeplyenoughintoanydiciplinetosayanythingveryprofound.So,it'struethatmanyofthephilosophicalideasdiscussedinitareatadonthebasicsideofthespectrum,butimo,usingthisasthemainargumentofcriticismisabitsophomoric.Thefilmisattemptingtogiveaswideaperspectiveonphilosophyaspossible,makingthisflurryofcontradictoryideasintosortofanintellectualundergrowthforthepossibilitiesofsubjectivelyformulatingasortofmeaningoflife.Itisalsotryingtomakeitselfavailableforanaudiencewhoaren'tknowledgeableaboutphilosophy.Whichofcourseissoambitiousthatithastogowronginsomeway.ButIthinkitshouldbejudgedonhowitattemptstoperformthetaskitactuallysetsforitself,ratherthanonit'sacademicanddiscoursivequalities,whichareboundtobeflawedandshallowastheyareconfinedwithintheparametresofamovie.WellIliketothinkIdo,buttheconceptitselfthateveninamomentofselfanalysis,ThatthatSelfanalysiswasareactiontoacauseboundedbyTime'sentirehistoryofcauseandeffect,andthereforewasn'tachoicebutboundtohappen….Ireallyhopethetruthiswehavelimitedfreewill,andit'sonlywhenwepullbackfromourselves,separateemotionsfromlogicandmakedecisionsthatseemtogoagainstourdesiresdoesitevenseemplausiblewehavefreewill.OrMaybeallthatwasalsoareactiontoacause.Welp,Hopewedon'treachalevelofintelligenceorconsciousnesswhereweareawareofeverythinginourmindandbody,andreallydofindoutthereisnofreewill.ThisansweristheanswerIalwaysleavemyselfwithwheni'mdoneponderingthequestion.I'llprobablyalwayscomebacktothinkingaboutit,havingdiscussionswithpeopleaboutit,ButI'mprettydamnthankfulthatIcanbeignorantenoughtoenjoytheblissoffreewillevenifit'safalseconstruct.Itfeelsreal,LiketheMatrixifIwasreallygoingtobeoneofthemillionsofpeoplewhoaren'tNeo,Livingthelifeofadestroyedearth,undergroundwithkillerrobots,thenstuffitplanetearthisamuchniceralternative.

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