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Inverse: Second Life and Second Childhood

Inverse features an interesting essay titled "The Unlikely Benefits of a Virtual Second Childhood." The subtitle reads "Want a do-over? You're not alone." As this indicates, many are using child avatars in the alternative digital universe of Second Life to play out their childhoods again. Some choose never to grow up. The article explores the […]

Titles of Interest - Body, Soul and Cyberspace in Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema

I am on my way back home from a symposium at Baylor University in Waco, Texas on faith and film. I enjoyed many of the presentations and sessions, including one on science fiction. One of the presenters was Sylvie Magerst├Ądt, Senior Lecturer in Media Cultures at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. She presented a paper […]

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