Friday, October 15, 2010

Bulrush: Ability to use language to create virtual Harbin in OpenSim & Second Life, as well as to communicate in this virtual Harbin

Harbin ethnography:

... Significantly, vis-a-vis the internet and the world wide web, this communication can be now carried out via a distributed, real time, worldwide, communication network, - especially via a nascent, virtual Harbin.

The ability to use language – in actually creating virtual Harbin in OpenSim and Second Life, as well as communicating in this virtual Harbin - to create new forms of New Age, hippy 'spirituality,' where actual, physical, intimate, fluid, aqueous forms like Watsu (water shiatsu), dance, drumming, and even scripting and computer coding, can find enjoyable form, with new social interactivity, now digitally, and will allow Harbin consciousness to communicate itself further.

These digital communication technologies give one the ability not only to shape oneself – new forms of cyber-hippy subjectivity? …

( - October 15, 2010)

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