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Metaverse: Virtual Unreality

The philosophical question remains: is the hyper-extended cognition of abstraction into virtual worlds a running towards or away from reality, from ourselves? Utopia, dystopia or simultaneously both? We should not be surprised that, just as with any journey or symbolic displacement of subjective identity and experience that, regardless of the embellishment or sophistication of the simulation, we always take ourselves with us and – good, bad or ugly – find ourselves there staring back from (and as) the digital abyss.

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