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I Don't Want a Metaverse

Random Thoughts of the Day Anyone who enjoys speculative fiction, and who has read about that thing known as the metaverse, quickly grasps that the metaverse is a dystopian concept. Why? Because the metaverse is an alternative to flesh and blood reality, and in all imagined futures where a metaverse plays an important role, investment in this false reality speeds up the erosion of actual reality. In other words: The Metaverse concept is that the “real world” is shit, and therefore we choose to populate a digital world where the difficulties, disappointments, limitations, and fears of the real world can be set aside.

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