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A blog about life in general, in as many languages as I can manage. Ενα ιστολόγιο περι ζωής, πολυγλωσσο - σε όσες γλωσσες εχω μεράκι να γράψω.

You're in the Matrix Now Mr. Phelps!

OK, I've mixed my movie metaphors a bit - Mission Impossible, the Matrix, James Bond, but it's all in good fun.  Last night I was out at the movie theater to view Inception.  The movie was a couple of hours long and I was getting a bit twitchy by the end, but it actually went by quite fast!


I really liked the movie, It was like the Matrix had a mash up with Mission Impossible, Life on Mars and Hustle! The main premise is that people's dreams can be invaded, and since our brain does not expect external elements to be there our secrets are more vulnerable. So a team of "dream experts" sets up a multidream con - a dream within a dream within a dream type of thing in order to plant an idea into someone's head and make them thing that it was theirs to begin with (hmmm... have they ever heard of hypnosis?) and the target's mind starts attacking them (so each and every one of us has a Mr. Smith protecting us LOL). In any case, the movie was a thrill ride!


Of course I was thinking of the medical implications of such a technology.  Imagine having been diagnosed with a terminal disease. If you go into a dream state you can live a full, and happy, life in your head - maybe they will come up with a medical series based on this concept ;-)

Definitely go see it on the big screen!
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