Don't Get Lured Into The Matrix
Who needs Climate Lockdowns If Everyone is in Trapped the Metaverse?
In “The Metaverse is a Scam” I called Virtual Reality “late state globalism’s Hail Mary” play to herd huge swaths plebs into their own private, fully immersive hallucinations – where they can live out an inconsequential dreamlike existence however they want, just so long as it stops them from taking up too much space in the real world.
“Soon he will be shown something that perfectly fulfills his most hidden and cherished desires, desires he has never fulfilled. Unable to resist the chance to do it at last he enters by a golden door into eternal captivity”
- How Do They Get Our Souls? Whitney Streiber’s The Key
Apple’s announcement at WWDC saved the Vision Pro for last – it’s expected to roll out in 2024 and is being heralded as the most significant revolution in technology interface since the smartphone. The Vision Pro is not a VR head-set per se, it’s a “spacial computing” interface for Augmented Reality: instead of immersing you 100% in a digital construct, it overlays objects, icons and UXs from the computing world and the internet, onto your visual field of the physical world you occupy.
This isn’t entirely new: Google’s Glass was also an Augmented Reality headset but it bombed. And there is Facebook (sorry, “Meta’s) Occulus, which is a fully immersive VR headset.