The project to master the future is to replace human scale participation in life with a more manageable, editable version of future humanity, patterned on screen-based media and shaped by technology such as gene-edited and biometric implants.
With Canadian authorities creating the infrastructure required to implement a digital identification network, some are concerned that a social credit system similar to the one in China is just around the corner.
The World Economic Forum and major corporations last month launched its 'Defining and Building the Metaverse' initiative, with corporate stakeholders jockeying for a role in defining, developing — and profiting — from the technology.
Such a lonely world disconnected from reality and the nature of things can feed the unfettered passions that hate all moral restraint. A space like this can quickly go from Alice in Wonderland to insane asylum.