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Is the Metaverse in Our Heads?
Imagining alternative metaverses
Why would I invest serious money in art or design when the virtual vase is only available in one game? Why would a serious digital artist create a piece of art that can only be viewed in Minecraft or Fortnite? We have to solve for persistence and identity across virtual worlds if we want a metaverse that triggers the willing suspension of disbelief.
We take worlds for granted. Science reduces them; literature shrinks them and philosophy ignores them. And yet, without the world we would be nothing. The weltist returns to the world from the universe. They are more worm than eagle.
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