Quote Originally Posted by Nicholas Lindan View Post
No.

It is a logical impossibility: the 'virtual world' has to be created by people who are very much in the real world.

It is an amusement - on the line from telling stories around the campfire, to reading novels, to movies and on to TV.

Time Magazine - that paragon of intellect - would publish stories "Will people spend their entire lives watching TV?". We don't. We never have.
We're coming pretty close. It's one of the draws film photography has for me, to be away from the virtual. But, wait. Isn't the photographic image a 'virtual world'?