Once you spot Descartes' Evil Deceiver lurking in the virtual reality industry, you can't stop seeing him. From HTC Vive's Safety and regulatory guide [.pdf]:
"[I]t is important to remember that simulated objects, such as furniture, that may be encountered while using the product do not exist in the real world, and injuries may result when interacting with those simulated objects as if they were real, for example, by attempting to sit down on a virtual chair.
Or like my boy René put it almost 400 fricking years ago:
The evil demon presents a complete illusion of an external world, including other minds, to Descartes' senses, where there is no such external world in existence. The evil genius also presents to Descartes' senses a complete illusion of his own body, including all bodily sensations.
René Descartes, baby, your ass has been productized.
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