posted on Jun, 15 2012 @ 04:45 PM
Originally posted by TsukiLunar
Those many, many hours of time you spent "earning" that 10 bucks were pretty "real" weren't they?
It just blows my mind that people are willing to spend real cash on thin air.
These people are all WRONG. Items in games are the same thing as real decorations in your house. Or a diamond ring. Sure you can touch it, but it has
no practical purpose besides "Just looking nice".
Not only does my Demon Blood Sage Armor look nice, but it has a practical purpose by raising my stats as well.
edit on 15-6-2012 by
TsukiLunar because: (no reason given)
You are right. These people just can't see it. It doesn't matter, though, because that is the way things are, and it will definitely become more
apparent as the years progress. It is a big concept to grasp for someone who doesn't get it for one reason or another - and I don't blame them for
It is somewhat ridiculous if you think about it. But I think the bottom line is utility - how can this item help me accomplish my goals and shape the
universe to my liking. For example, the jello offered earlier has very little utility, even in the virtual world. It was a great example though,
And anyway, there has always been a realm of ideas that has been separate from the physical realm. We communicate all the time in that realm, and it
is able to affect the physical realm through its application. I think some people have trouble identifying this, as well.
There is one last thing I would like to say - things in the physical world have a very hard time being "hacked" or "blinking out of existence for no
reason" or "modified from a distance" etc. What I mean is, there is an advantage to physical objects, in that they are much more permanent. It isn't
too hard to imagine a scenario in which the internet gets wiped out for some reason or another.
edit on 15-6-2012 by darkbake because: (no