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Unfolding Nature Shop: Unfolding Nature: Being in the Implicate Order

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Abstraction Disease
    #1106404 - 12/03/02 07:18 AM (18 years, 7 months ago)

"...sometimes there's a problem with computers that they are so much focus on information that the world starts to lose its flavor, in other words, if you have a tree and a house they are two very different things, a painting of a tree and a painting of a house are a little bit more similar because they're both paintings, but if you have a digital image of a house and a digital image of a tree, they're very very close together because you can morph between them, anything you can do to one you can do to the other. There's less and less difference and that's the problem of abstraction whenever you turn something into information it looses a lot of its individual flavor and it becomes more like everything else that you turn into information. I call that, abstraction disease, and that can lead to a kind of blindness and a loss of flavor for life and a loss of spirituality and sensuality. I know it sounds terrible but that's a very serious problem..."

- Jaron Lanier, Virtual Reality Pioneer


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Re: Abstraction Disease [Re: raytrace]
    #1106413 - 12/03/02 07:39 AM (18 years, 7 months ago)

yes it is... if you dont learn to get your mind of your computer, and go out into the real world every now and then, this thing will eat you up... reality will become more weird and surreal to you... thats the reason why i hate the winter... no sun, no going out... its vegetating in front of my pc... thats why i thank for this place... keeps my mind alive...


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