Futurestates

From Futurestates via zefrank. Play imagines a not-too-distant future where video games have become indistinguishable from reality. These fully immersive games are nested inside each other like Russian dolls — each new game emerging from another and connecting backwards with increasing complexity. One moment, a player is a Japanese schoolgirl embroiled in a pillow fight … More Futurestates

Force of Will

One cannot simply become disciplined, or calm, or happy. All of these things, if as true states of mind, are not forced, but encouraged, and reflected upon at a later time. Such forms of mind are brought about by precise and tiny augmentations of our own natures and character, through habit and training. One does … More Force of Will

Prison

A thought: A person does not question walls if they are taught to believe that those walls are the ultimate extent of their environment. How can you wake up if you don’t know you’re asleep?

Special

When there are billions and billions of people in this world, it’s just impossible to feel special and unique. It matters to feel unique because each person is innately locked into ego-centrism, that is, seeing the world only as if the observer where at the very center of it. How can we look at it … More Special