Inception And The Rise Of The Meme

Inception And The Rise Of The Meme
technology

Christopher Nolan’s Inception has received plenty of buzz about its cast, direction, score, and intricate plot, but there is something more to this summer blockbuster worth considering.

Simone Haruko Smith
  • 29 july 2010

Christopher Nolan’s Inception has received plenty of buzz about its cast, direction, score, and intricate plot, but there is something more to this summer blockbuster worth considering. The premise of the movie revolves around the awesome, inevitable, and all-consuming power of ideas. “What’s the most resilient parasite?” DiCaprio rhetorically asks in the film’s opening scene- before dramatically leaning in with his ominous answer: “An idea. A single idea from the human mind can build cities. An idea can transform the world and rewrite all the rules.”

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