Pradheepkumar Chhalliyil wrote:
> *I'm trying to be clear that the metaphors provided by
> the "Matrix" movies are very poor in terms of helping
> one to come to jnana, *
> You may feel so, but for a person like me, Matrix is much for apt for
> this century than the snake and rope analogy, because these day no one
> has a direct expeirence of stepping on a rope because of not going out
> barefooted in a rainy dark night. But computers we step in and out in
> every walk of life.
> YOu might be biased about the nature of the movie and so try to resist
> to see the upanishad message in the movie. To tell the truth, for a
> "seer" any metaphor would make sense.
Substituting a fallacious
(albeit modern) metaphor for an
worn, anachronistic one above
an oversized "Please buy this
book" entreaty not only lacks
credibility, it insults the
perceptiveness and intelligence
of ones potential customers,
er, I mean, fellow "seers."