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Living in a Safe Universe

Survive or Thrive? The media has presented its viewing audience (its consumers, really) with a diet of negativity. We are told daily about ‘bad’ people who are threatening our very way of life. Does this impinge on your consciousness? You’re … Continue reading

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Playing the Game of Life to the End

Ready Player One “In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade’s devoted his life to studying the … Continue reading

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Tron: Legacy

It took 30 years for a sequel to follow the original Tron movie, and in the meantime, computer graphics and games have advanced beyond all comparison to those early days. The Storyline In 1989, seven years after the events of … Continue reading

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Are We Programmed?

TRON As an allegory, this movie is perfect. At the time (1982) computer games were still (more or less) in their infancy. The programmers were building virtual worlds in which their creations (read, creatures) could interact with others. The programmers … Continue reading

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At This Point in Time: Nine-Eleven

Fourteen years ago, this week, the largest terrorist attack on American soil took place. Many conspiracy theorists have since claimed that it was a “false-flag” event in order to win over public support for a ‘war on terror’. What do … Continue reading

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