The book that launched the virtual reality debate back in 1986 is back in print - with four additional appendices.
It raises the question: Which is most fundamental - matter, energy or information? Are we living in a virtual, information-based reality? Or are we simply bound to believe that we are?
Independence, randomness and irrelevance are basic qualities expected of material reality, but costly attributes in a virtual reality where connectedness would be the expected norm – suggesting a magical universe where divination and action at a distance are to be expected. Do traditional notions of angels, gods, other dimensions and spiritual worlds, assume new significance in a virtual reality?
Ramsey Dukes takes you on a voyage of discovery and nothing will ever be the same. Everything will, however, be different