What does redpill mean?
This is from a scene from the movie The Matrix. The hero is offered to take either a blue pill or a red pill. If he takes a blue pill, he will continue living in Normal happy dream life in ignorance. If it takes a red pill, he will learn the brutal truth of his existence. Neo takes the red pill, and he wakes up in a bathtub in some alien Factory with lots of tubes connected to him. He is surrounded by thousands of sleeping humans in the same condition. He learns that everything before was only in Alien induced dream, and that he and the humans were being fed upon.
Thus the term red pill.
Its a reference to the pill choice given Neo to exit or remain in the Matrix, which is an immense neural interface power generation structure which utilizes the waste energy from integrated human bodies to power a giant machine hive.
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