The "Blue Pill/ Red Pill" Scene and What It Means

The blue pill/red pill scene from "The Matrix" offers a deep analysis of a situation that may or may not pertain to real life depending on the actual situation.

The Blue Pill

The Red Pill

  The blue pill describes a continuity of the current state of life i.e. living life without knowing its meaning or running away from the truth in order to stay as is. In the movie, Morpheus, a major character, describes it as waking up in bed without caring for your "destiny" or such profound ideas.   The red pill is described as the solution for knowing the real truth in life. Morpheus explains it as continuing into the "rabbit hole" or in other words, continuing to learn about the lies that were set in the world in order to break them and obtain freedom.

The Matrix

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