Janet Murray: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace. MAT103 Fall 2010 Sheila Fox Tanksley. Dystopian views of the future are often portrayed in books or movies. Usually, this involves the abuse of technology resulting in the dominance of one group over another. Machines
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MAT103 Fall 2010
Sheila Fox Tanksley
Usually, this involves the abuse of
technology resulting in the dominance
of one group over another.Machines
are often portrayed as instruments
used in suppression.
Disneyland has often featured futuristic projections in its Tomorrowland setting.
These are usually with emphasis on the positive outcomes in mind.
This advances our ability to get along and
tolerate each other’s species as well as
other races of our own kind.
Stories, dreams and roll playing games give us tools to experience the “what if” scenarios. This in turn allows us to work through our mental and emotional “baggage” on our way to learning about ourselves.