In the prisoner’s dilemma, there are multiple possibilities: Either Prisoner A betrays Prisoner B and receives the full payoff, a drastically reduced sentence (or vice versa), or Prisoner A and Prisoner B both keep their mouths shut and receive a partial payoff, a moderately reduced sentence. In the even that Prisoner A and Prisoner B both betray each other, their payoff is not in the form of a reduced sentence, since they will both serve full sentences, but instead the payoff is the instant gratification that comes with the attempt at self preservation, even though the attempt fails … More Missy’s actions at the end of The Doctor Falls are more Good than anything the Doctor has ever done
To understand why 13 being a woman makes narrative sense, we have to look at Missy. Missy has been a huge part of the 12th Doctor’s life. He and Missy spent the beginning of his run playing their old chess game, trying to outwit each other with the world as the stakes. … More Why 13 is a Woman and it makes Narrative Sense
While Surak brought intellectual enlightenment to advance Vulcan society beyond its primitive instincts, Spock brought forth intellectual enlightenment that would reunify the severed ties between Vulcans and Romulans, and reunite them in an attempt to finish what Surak began. In other words, Spock broke the barriers between logic and emotion, in hopes of improving the lives of more than just the two species themselves. … More Spock is a successor to Surak in every sense of the word.
Many would say that The Force Awakens has a rather ambiguous conclusion, leaving the future of its main characters and storyline very open for debate. However, by analyzing the text — or in this case, the film — we can discover potentially eye-opening clues about the future of the Trilogy, particularly in regards to one plot-point: Kylo Ren’s redemption arc. … More Rebirth of the “Son”: the art of Kylo Ren’s redemption
Say what you will about them as a ship, but Sherlock respects Molly greatly and I think– save for Watson– she’s the character that brings him closer to humanity. … More Does Sherlock Respect Molly?
The Joker is thus “reciting” a “myth” that people create in their own minds when they meet the Joker: the Joker must have been a victim of physical or emotional abuse, and the scars made him so detestably ugly that he went insane to cope. … More The Joker tells two different stories of how he got his scars in THE DARK KNIGHT. Why?
What the Jedi see as the ‘light side’ of the Force, is a reflective layer that this predator has created via its connection to all living things. This network is the honey trap that encourages the beings still strongly connected to it, to spread that connection, because it affords them advantages while they are still alive. … More The Light “Side”?
In the trilogy, Hades is really the Merovingian, who keeps Persephone at his side. That the Merovingian is Hades helps relate why he controls the Train Station, symbolic of the river Styx … More PERSEPHONE IS THE FIRST VERSION OF TRINITY AND THE QUEEN OF HELL, AS THE MEROVINGIAN IS HADES.
It is not necessarily a matrix-within-a-matrix. Think of it more like the bottom of a triangle. Both worlds are the bottom corners, connected to each other through the Train System. At the top is a world these humans have never seen, or rather have been banished from. Humans might have once existed on this top plane of reality, equal to the Machines and even the creator of those machines. After a war in that world, humans were forced into the first version of the Matrix, a Utopia designed to store them for their bioelectrical energy. … More WHY ZION IS STILL NOT REAL…
Neo is a thumb drive. He’s carrying the prime program and some other bits of code. The curious bit is that the Architect tells Neo he been altered by the process though he’s still human. Altered. … More I’m going tell about Neo’s real world powers.