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Do most people really need devices like this or to escape reality in such an extreme manner?

I can see this type of device being used to train our military or to learn new skills. If is misused people will live in a l suto world. I have know the type that would never want to come back to reality. They are the type that use alcohol, pot and other drugs to escape on a daily basis and they easily become psychologically addicted and physically addicted to things.


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A great tool, but you're right, many will use it to escape reality.
They'll isolate themselves from the real world in which they may feel insignificant and weak, and spend way too much time in a world in which they can be whatever they want to be. A world they can control.
If I were to use one, it would be like an old View Master. I'd explore places I'd never have the opportunity to visit. Like say an archeological site etc.
I may be a bit of a hermit, but I have no desire to live in virtual reality.

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