Hypothesis on the Matrix film trilogy:
matrix 1 = class autonomy;
matrix 2 = marxism leninism;
matrix 3 = capital’s governamentality.
This epic in three films is the epic of the capitalist dream, of capital’s longing for survival, a survival that depends on capital’s managers to find the right answer to the question: how to turn class autonomy into capital governamentality, that is how to couple class struggle to capital’s loops? That was the Matrix’s epic story, the dream of capital, with our struggles (Matrix 1) as part of its dynamic (Matrix 2), finally co-opted (Matrix 3) (more…)