World of Warcraft Predicts the Future


Thu, Mar 25th, 2010 14:30 by capnasty NEWS

Like Tolkien's Lord of the Rings or Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung, WoW isn't just escapist fantasy. It's posing alternatives to the world we actually have today. It raises questions about environmentalism and colonialism; it asks how people are going to be respectful of each other in a world in which there aren't enough resources.



You may also be interested in:

Volunteers for One-Way Trip to Mars Pass 1st Cut
Meganews Magazine: Fully Automated Magazine Stand That Prints Your Issue on Demand
Solowheel, the Electric Gyro Stabilised Unicycle
In Most Cities, There are Twice as Many Rats as Human Residents
10 Brands That Will Disappear In 2010