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Rachel Carson

Day: August 20, 2021

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August 20, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

I want to investigate the nature of time using three different sources: The Matrix, the recent Disney show Loki, and Jorge Luis Borges’s “Garden of Forking Paths.” Though very different, these three works embrace the concept of infinite futures. Their conceptualizations, then, allow us to explore notions of divergence, difference, and possibility.

In The Matrix,

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