John Suler's The Psychology of Cyberspace


jbum Demonstrates Visual "Magic"
with Prop Scripts
At the end of the Valentine's Party, Jbum invited members up to Nrutas where he demonstrated some scripts. Gathered in a circle, the members were turned to plain grey smiley icons, interconnected by lines of light, and "doubled" with another smiley appearing behind the original. The display was quite impressive. It also conveyed some underlying psychological, even mystical symbolism: (a) "deep down inside, we are all alike," (b) "we are all interconnected" (unity), and, (c) each of us has a double self - inner/outer, real/imagined, real/virtual.

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