Altered Carbon: Broken Angels and Philosophy

Aaron Meacham
7 min readMar 8, 2020
Photo by Diyah Pera/Netflix

Season 2 of Netflix’s sci-fi noir Altered Carbon released last week to great anticipation. While there was no shortage of questions and themes across season 1, the new season clearly wants to raise the stakes and present itself as deep, philosophical material.

So how does it measure up?

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Aaron Meacham

My name anagrams to “a man becomes.” I love movies and Kurt Vonnegut. I don’t understand how anagrams work.