Cow and Boy Classics by Mark Leiknes for September 07, 2008
"I was thinking." "With out video games and online second lives, we've created some pretty convincing virtual realities." "At the rate computer technology is advancing, how long before we can plug ourselves into a simulation, and we won't be able to tell whether it's real or fake?" "And when that happens, will we decide to unplug from out real lives and live out our existence in our own simulation?" "In a virtual world where there is no pain, we're surrounded by loved ones, and everything is just..." "...Vanilla? Sure, and maybe we could all look like Tom Cruise." "I wish I had an original thought." "I almost said 'Matrix' but I waited to see where you were going."