Exploring Our…

In the first meeting of my “Religion and Science” class, I had a slide with a Matrix connection, and I asked whether that was still meaningful. It was, but I wonder how long it will be before “Exploring Our Matrix” only means “Exploring Our Setting/Context” and does not have science fiction overtones as well.

If I needed to update the name, I wonder what I would call it…

I could go for timeliness and contemporary popularity and call it “Exploring Our Hunger Games.”

I could go for a pessimistic timeless fantasy reference and call it “Exploring Our Mordor.”

I could do something more optimistic in the same vein, reflecting at the same time my being somewhat vertically challenged, and call it “Exploring Our Shire.”

I could go in a fantasy plus emphatically Christian direction and call it “Exploring Our Wardrobe.”

I could emphasize that there is more to this blog than one might see looking just at the front page and call it “Exploring Our TARDIS.”

I could subtly reveal that all the really interesting stuff is happening elsewhere in the blog galaxy and call it “Exploring Our Tatooine.”

I could go for an already outdated but nonetheless I think very cool LOST reference and call it “Exploring Our Island.”

None of these are serious suggestions, and I think the name should stay as it is. Would you agree? Even if you think that the name should stay as it is, I’ll bet that some of you can come up with some silly proposals for a new name that are better than the ones I suggested here. Any suggestions?

  • Tom Verenna

    Exploring our Continuum

    Exploring our Delta Quadrant

    Exploring our Force Sensitivity

    Exploring our Cave (i.e., Plato’s Cave)

    Exploring our Ghost in the Shell

  • http://www.facebook.com/EarBucket David Coulter

    Exploring Our Cosmos?

  • http://www.facebook.com/thatjeffcarter Jeff Carter

    Exploring our Excellent Adventure… Bogus Journey…(and there’s a third one coming next year…)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/David-Evans/100000619020207 David Evans

    Exploring Our Brave New World.
    Or, again from C S Lewis, Exploring The Silent Planet.

    Or in Buddhist mode, Exploring Serenity.

  • Beau Quilter

    Because the “setting/context” explored here is largely mythologized …

    Exploring our mythology.

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

      Did you mean demythologized?

      • Beau Quilter

        Yes! I do mean demythologized!

  • http://www.facebook.com/thatjeffcarter Jeff Carter

    Exploring
    The Elizabeth Arkahm Asylum for the Criminally Insane

  • http://tunabay.com/ Keika

    Exploring Our Bitstream

    The message from the blog empowers The Matrix.

  • spinkham

    Probably the most recent relevant movie was Inception, but that’s hard to put into that form.

    Exploring our shared dreams?


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