The beginning of the end for some, and end of the beginning for others

“I know you’re out there. I can feel you now. I know that you’re afraid. You’re afraid of us. You’re afraid of change. I don’t know the future. I didn’t come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it’s going to begin. I’m going to hang up this phone, and then I’m going to show these people what you don’t want them to see. I’m going to show them a world … without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries; a world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you.” Neo in ‘The Matrix

 Never have I thought that the above prescient words would echo itself in real life. Surely, life shouldn’t borrow from fiction for metaphoric placeholders.

But then again, you know that saying “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life” (thank you, Oscar Wilde)…