The world wide web is here (it's been here for almost
25 years now - or longer; depends to WHICH VERSION of
YOU listen to.
So: Who are you?
Who will you be "on-line" ?
For example, the creature that you see before you:
he's also known as:
Jim (in a *certain* environment)
" the poet 't' " - note the quotes marks
Dad (to a certain pair of other people)
"Harley" (Harlequin J. Parrot; also as "one of
the pirates in back ground")
"Zek" (a blue-grey alien; rather thin ;)
THE Richard T. , Donald Ingersol, etc, etc, etc.
We each create as we grow up our own versions of our selves.
Either in play, in work, our family, groups that we belong
to, and of
Who are you now ?
Who are you *yet* to be ?
Anyway, that's a start....
The New World
So, how do you see yourself?
And of course, how do you wish to be "seen" ?
As we go forward in this thing "life" (and likewise
in our various "lives" in the V/R of the computer,
........... Something to think about.
Limits to Freedom
We've all experienced social pains in
situations in which we didn't "quite fit in",
or: social joys of being with our friends and such,
and: on-line ?
We now now that "whatever is human"
can extend into the cyber world -- and not just on tv/film/etc
good | evil
friendship | abusive relationships
Even in "cyber form" we can have our own selves as
the un-diminishable basis of how we project ourselves.
Just as the computer is an
it also is an infinitely change-able
all possible versions of our selves.
Music, danse, song, acting, - the aesthetics
science, technology, writing, - creating
(no real answers - only more questions)