The immersive quality of virtual worlds (VWs) allows us to explore the periphery of our deepest psyches and maybe to discover something profound and unexpected. I’ve always believed in native intelligence. We know what’s true, even if we don’t know that we know. Or at some level we can perceive when something is true for us.
For us. For me. Truth is relative, of course. All reality is virtual. There is so little we can actually know beyond any possible doubt, that what we do is to create a working theory of reality. The attraction of religious and political ideologies lay in their offering of a framework for our perception of reality. Knowing what we think that we know, what must we therefore believe? If everyone came into this life with no support structure on which to hang our understanding of reality, it would be even more chaotic than it is.
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