"And so both of these bizarre events put one in mind of
a simple but arresting thesis: that we are living in the Matrix,
and something has gone wrong with the controllers. . . .
The people or machines or aliens who are supposed to be
running our lives are having some kind of breakdown.
There’s a glitch, and we are in it.
Once this insight is offered, it must be said, everything else
begins to fall in order."
— Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker , Feb. 27, 2017
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