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What is the Oracle's purpose, specifically regarding her "to unbalance it" comment?

In this Q&A: What or who were the Oracle and the Architect?, we find out what the Oracle is. In short, the Architect says: Architect: ... Thus the answer was stumbled upon by another – an ...
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Why did The Merovingian destroy The Oracle's shell?

In the third movie, we can see that The Oracle looks completely different. Obviously, this is because the original actor died, but the Wachowski's worked that into the plot. Unfortunately, I haven't ...
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Why was Seraph called Wingless?

In The Matrix Revolutions, when Morpheus, Trinity and Seraph enter the Merovingian's club, one of the guards calls Seraph "Wingless". Where does this name come from?
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Why is Seraph gold?

When we see the matrix as code, most of it is green. However Seraph is yellow/gold: I've found a theory for this on the matrix wiki: If you look at the colour representation in Revolutions, gold = ...
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Why didn't Sati choose deletion rather than exile?

In The Matrix Revolutions, Rama Kandra (Sati's father) tells Neo that Sati was created without purpose and has been flagged for deletion: I love my daughter very much... But where we are from, that ...
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Is there good canon evidence for the "Nightmare Matrix"?

On the Matrix wiki, there's an article about the Nightmare Matrix which says: The Nightmare Matrix was the second prototype Matrix, designed by The Architect after the massive failure of the ...
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How was the virus Smith able to get back into the Matrix without the Trainman's help?

How was the virus Smith able to get back into the Matrix without the Trainman's help? After Neo destroyed him, Smith resurrected and got back into the Matrix in The Matrix Reloaded. But how? I ...
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Why can't Deus Ex Machina eliminate obsolete and defective programs?

Why can't Deus Ex Machina eliminate obsolete and defective programs? After all "he" is the owner and generator of the Matrix. How did the Twins, the Merovingian, and the Smiths escape "his" control?
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What kind of program is Persephone?

In an earlier question we've discussed what kind of program the Merovingian is and it's widely agreed that he's an operating system to an earlier version of the matrix - a predecessor to the Oracle. ...
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How did the Oracle know in advance the fate of the Vigilant and the exact timing of it being destroyed?

Did the Oracle know in advance that Persephone would betray her husband to hand over the Keymaker and that the Vigilant would be destroyed just when Neo went inside the portal? In Enter the Matrix, ...
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Who was in control of the Matrix betas?

In What kind of program is the Merovingian?, we learn that the Merovingian was likely a kind of operating system, and was the Oracle's predecessor for at least one of the previous versions of the ...
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