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>Why, then, should we not read Parsifal from today’s perspective: the kingdom of Klingsor in Act II is a domain of digital phantasmagoria, of virtual amusement— Harry Kupfer was right to stage Klingsor’s magic garden as a video parlour, with Flower Girls reduced to fragments of female bodies (faces, legs . . .) appearing on dispersed T V screens. Is Klingsor not a kind of Master of the Matrix, manipulating virtual reality, a combination of Murdoch and Gates? And when we pass from Act II to Act III, do we not effectively pass from fake virtual reality to the ‘desert of the real’ , the ‘wasteland’ in the aftermath of ecological catastrophe which derailed the ‘normal’ functioning of nature. Is Parsifal not a model for Keanu Reeves in The Matrix, with Laurence Fishburne in the role of Gurnemanz?

>> No.18687776

Dan Harmon is looking rough

>> No.18689249

*sniff*

>> No.18690138

>>18686691
Who is this retarded looking motherfucker?

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