Thursday, May 01, 2008

Commonality

Two hundred year old graffiti, found in allies, found in abandoned buildings, faded but still legible in some places. The poor, students and fallen, use snippets for their display names and avatar slogans, a communal language, a nod to one another in the virtual, an indication of shared meatspace, an indication of sameness in a virtual cornucopia of difference: a comfort.

2 comments:

ds said...

meat space

Technomonk said...

Wiki article on meat space:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meatspace