Alternate reality

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  • Virtual Reality is an Alternate World

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    Virtual Reality is an Alternate World Computers are a very important part of everyday life. They are used in homes, workplaces, schools, and many other institutions. Today computers aid in research, calculation, organization, and provide numerous additional applications. Computers can literally even take us to other worlds and different realms of reality by a concept referred to as virtual reality. Virtual reality, or simply VR, is a system that allows one or various users to engage in a computer

  • Analysis Of Bullet In The Brain

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    A man faced with his fatality will quiver and beg for mercy. Anders, from “Bullet in the Brain”, is unique in that he faces death with laughter and sarcasm. The short story by Tobias Wolff portrays a man named Anders being shot during a bank robbery after ignoring the threats of the robbers (In Text Cite). Through descriptions of the protagonist and his speech with other characters, Anders shows signs of schizophrenia. Before the shooting, the narrator describes Anders and his interactions with

  • Video Games : Violent Video Games : Cranium Warfare?

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    Video Games: Cranium Warfare Video games have been in children’s lives so much that they are almost second nature to them, and they are very comfortable playing them. In November 2010, the Supreme Court in California held a vigorous debate on whether children should be allowed to play violent video games, and to what extent it may increase their aggressive behavior. At times, parents can be shocked from all the violence and aggression they suddenly see in the video games. Some people say that these

  • Reality Is Broken Summary

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    REALITY IS BROKEN | WHY GAMES MAKE US BETTER AND HOW THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD | JANE MCGONIGAL | Summary Zhang Huijing Fashion Marketing English 2nd Year We always regard “GAMES” as “pastimes”, but in reality the functions of games are more than that. First Part_ Introduction: Reality is broken Games have had enough of reality. You are one of gamers or you definitely know some of them. Who are the gamers? From different professions, ages of people could be the gamers. They play

  • Essay on Farquhar’s Alternate Realities as a Means of Escape

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    An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a thirty-five year old successful Southern planter, who longs for the glory of a soldier’s service to prove the courage that he possesses. His story is told through three sections. In section I, Farquhar is standing upon the edge of Owl Creek Bridge waiting to be hanged. Farquhar closes his eyes to think about his wife and children, but he is distracted by a metallic sound which turns out to be the ticking of his

  • Analysis Of ' I Feel The Author '

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    views and picked some extreme examples in this chapter. According to the author, American churches with their theology have promoted an “alternate reality” which has no connection to the real world. People view Christianity as a set of instructions for the invisible “heavenly” realm but not for the visible, physical world. How Churches Create Alternate Realities Doug Murren really gets on his “soapbox” in this section. He believes there is a theology that teaches, “…if they “confess” properly, avoid

  • Jumping Alternative Realities

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    through alternate realities. STORY COMMENTS TRIPPING THROUGH THE MULTIVERSE is no doubt a creative and imaginative sci-fi, comedy fantasy. There’s also a romance subplot. The idea of jumping alternative realities is a concept that has always appealed to sci-fi fans. The script is driven by several themes and messages about living life to the fullest, making the best of your life, life is what you make it, it’s never too late to change your life, and finding the courage to face reality. These

  • Allegory Of The Cave By Plato

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    At various times in our lives, every person has asked themselves a varied version of the same questions: What is “reality”, moreover what determines our perception of reality, and what am I supposed to do with (or about) it? Throughout “Allegory of the Cave,” Plato attempts to answer these questions. Plato suggests that humans have a constrained view of the world, and that reality consist of two different perceptions, a "bodily eye” and a “mind’s eye.” The “mind’s eye”, the hypothetical site of visual

  • Pan 's Labyrinth : Fascism Faced With Fantasy

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    Pan 's Labyrinth: Fascism Faced with Fantasy Pan 's Labyrinth is a film based in 1944 fascist Spain during the reign of Francisco Franco, following the Spanish civil war. His regime stressed rules and order as well as the repression of the individual. The very basis of fascism revolves around the idea that a country should be ruled by a single power and all others should follow this power regardless of their own individual opinions. It is this notion that brought the strict regulations and violent

  • Magic Realism In The Alchemist

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    Englishman, the Alchemist, and many other characters, each of whom play a role in helping him in reaching his Personal Legend. The tale itself is also filled with many fantastical and magical elements that have been integrated into the characters’ reality in believable ways, qualifying The Alchemist to belong under magic realism, despite the fact