For Professor of Physics, Ron Mallett, time travel isn’t just a flight of fancy. It’s his life’s obsession. Ron’s fascination with time travel began as a child. Like many 10-year-old boys, Ron worshipped the ground his father walked on. His dad was a TV and radio repairman who could fix just about anything. Ron described him as the center of his universe. One night, Ron woke to the sound of his mother crying. His father had died from a heart attack.
In the 1920s, a circus clown and a scientist conducted a series of psychic experiments on telepathy. The results were intriguing. Vladimir Durov was Russia’s most famous animal trainer. He was also a popular circus clown who claimed he could communicate with dogs via “mental suggestion.”
“I’ve done a good day’s work,” he said. It was only noon, and the bearded scientist’s workday was already over. While it might sound like he was slacking off, the famous scientist did a huge amount of research and wrote 19 books in his career.
Neo is offered a choice between truth and illusion. If he takes the blue pill, he will return to his old life, where everything seems normal. If he takes the red pill, he will wake up to see the world as it truly is. He chooses the red pill. When he wakes up, he realizes that he’s been asleep in a pod where he only dreamt that he was living a normal life. The truth is, he and all of the other humans were prisoners of sophisticated machines. The machines created the illusion of a normal life for the sleeping humans so they could harvest their energy.