The Virtual Afterlife Will Transform Humanity

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« on: January 25, 2018, 12:44:36 am »
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« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2018, 12:58:10 pm »
Watt's Blindsight, and probably other books, go into this concept as well, if tangentially. Wouldn't you know it, the creaters in the book called it Heaven ;) .
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2018, 05:22:00 am »
Watt's Blindsight, and probably other books, go into this concept as well, if tangentially. Wouldn't you know it, the creaters in the book called it Heaven ;) .

And in typical Wattsian fashion, he somehow made it seem goddamn horrific alongside everything else :p

I for one welcome full immersion VR, and it's not a bad "population growth" solution posed by some in regards to the effects of a post-death world (though TBH if we were able to conquer death on scale that it contributed to overpopulation, I sorta feel like we'd able to solve the overpopulation thing in a number of less crazy ways).