Ending the Matrix: Pure Speculations
Ok. The new trailer is out to tickle our fancy. I have always wondered what key roles characters introduced in the first movie may have in the over all plot. Based on a few snippets I've seen in the new trailer, I think I know how its going to all end.
Anyone familiar with the bambooshka doll? Its a toy that looks like a fat bowling pin with a smiling lady painted on front. It is split on the horizontal axis and upon seperating the top from bottom half you find inside another smaller fat bowling pin with a smiling lady painted on it. You can repeat this step a number of times each with a smaller toy inside.
Why do I bring up the bambooshka doll? Well because that is the Matrix. The Matrix is the first layer of the bambooshka doll, and the "real world" is the next toy underneath the Matrix. Once we get past the "real world" layer what do we find?
The Oracle. The Oracle is the ultimate goal at the end of the bambooshka doll. She is the only sentient being left. The war that raged on between mankind and the machines completely annihilated every one save the Oracle.
The Oracle was one of the machines that was fond of or intrigued by the human race. So she is recreating history in a simulation that shows us at our finest in our most desperate struggle for survival. A struggle we ultimately lost. Even in our darkest hour we still had hope, a very puzzling and powerful feeling to a reflective AI such as the Oracle. Remember Agent Smiths words regarding the first Matrix being a utopia and a complete failure. He also mentioned that humans define themselves through misery.
By recreating the war which doomed us, our last ditch effort for freedom, the Oracle remembers us at our best. You notice how all the actions portraying our darkside (maltreating and abusing the machines) are left to backstory.