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Originally posted by St Udio
an avatar is an expression of the hidden self...
just by being a hidden, secretive ...ones' psyche released as an avatar
is constrained by our normal standards to reflect the occult ('hidden' as opposed to 'sinister') nature of its' existance.
We intentionally choose
the 'darker' outward appearances because we -in the cyber & web world-
stll maintain that certain 'personal space' or distance from others...
I do not willingly bump shoulders with others, it is because the elevator is crowded that I even temporarily give up that space and in effect put down my guard.
Originally posted by sc2099
reply to post by pluckynoonez
. Call me paranoid...
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
reply to post by BO XIAN
ok. you didn't really answer my question though. and yes, as someone said, they are free.
Originally posted by Kingalbrect79
Isn't an avatar just interpretation?
Much like a painting, or the worshack test, interpretation gives it meaning and power, not the other way around.
If a schitzo saw a picture of a puppy sitting on a black couch, could that mean that he would see a black hole sucking in this said puppy? Possibly.
Or he could just see a puppy sitting on a couch and it is us who will see a dark foreboding background.
Horrible example I know, but interpretation is up to each person. What one person see's as dark and scary might be beauitful or enlightening to others.
Originally posted by Conluceo
To get to my point, If the powers that be, for the moment, believe the internet to be an ''enemy weapon's system'' and i believe the target of that statement was not just aimed at terrorism, I would send a good portion of pro's armed with negative intoned Avatars to intimidate on public forums (especially this one) to try an gain a psychological advantage. They cannot have people running around with all kinds of information that could individually affect them, (there is a budget for this) so they send soldiers in discreetly to battle from within.
Mind you, I'm not saying all avatars are like that, just a majority of the ones that come out when the more sensitive subjects arise. I've seen it work, But its all just a facade in the end.
Originally posted by Mad_Hatter
My avatar signifies the coming of the antichrist because I am the devil and drink the souls of men. Maybe I just said that to twist your psyche....maybe I didn't....
When hell is full, the dead shall walk the earth...