Alfred Urrutia (
Mon, 26 Apr 1999 17:05:11 -0700 (PDT)

On Apr 26, 4:37pm, Stuart Ng wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: [gundam] [OT] The Matrix & Dark City <spoiler>
> At least
> >we agree that the talking Neo back to life part was stupid.
> I kinda thought of it being somewhat stupid, but I have to say that it was
> "written" destiny/fate so no matter what he can't die. You can probably
> blow him up or something but he'll probably find some way back to the
> living. All the events have already been written and the Oracle as said
> before can only imply things to him; show him the path and not tell him the
> path. So the added monologue from Trinity was just to dramatize the event;
> she really didn't talk him back to life...c'mon when you're dead you can't
> hear anything at all anymore. We all know that, but the thing is that Neo
> realized you can say at that moment that he is really the one and basically
> he can defeat the Matrix's programming so that he can live again.
> Basically he just thought "I didn't get actually by bullets, I just THOUGHT
> I got hit by bullets". That's the reason why he got up and how he could do
> all that other wacky stuff after his reincarnation if you will.

Well, you put it that way and it is more acceptable. Still, that was the
weakest part of the movie. But you know, a decapitated head can still see
and hear and whatnot for something like 20-40 seconds, right? So long as
there's that last bit of oxygen from the blood feeding the brain? So maybe
he could still hear and still be "dead". I guess we'll have to wait for the
book, should there be one.


"Did you know that I shot your father on Melpomene?  Between the eyes,
 so he could see it coming."

- Major Joachim Steuben/Hammer's Slammers

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