Jan. 20th, 2015

Scene 1.

Morpheus: Nobody can be told what the Matrix is. You have to experience it-

Wot: I'm pretty sure you can just say what it is. We have language.

Morpheus: No. You have to experience it for yourself. If you take the blue pill, you can wake up, believing whatever you want to believe.

Wot: Wait, you think I trust you enough to take an unidentified pill?

Morpheus: Please, let me continue. If you take the red pill, you will see how deep the rabbit hole goes.

Wot: No... to both. You drive me around the city, point guns at me, rip things out of my stomach, and now you expect me to trust you enough to put a pill in my mouth... regardless of color... in order to find out about something you won't even give a straight answer about?

Dude, this is a cult!
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Take a moment and read the following line taken from a movie. Try to imagine the potential context from just the line.

"And, the degree with which you'll experience love and joy and the good things in life is the degree to which you will bend to my will."

If your mind's eye is anything like mine, you pictured the lighting dimming, the music turning just a touch ominous, and the camera, ever so slowly, turning to a Dutch angle as the line is stated. The viewpoint character comes to the dawning realization that the speaker is soooo evil.

The audience may already have come to this realization by having previously heard the speaker say things like "you're a woman, you're precious".

It's okay if you feel the need to take a shower after reading that line. This isn't live text.
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