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Monday, November 19, 2007

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Cyn Vandeverre

I am amused that several critics have pointed out that Ms. Jolie's character isn't *naked* (Oh no!) but is wearing all that gold liquid. If she were naked, they say, the movie would have a more adult rating. This seems to be rather disingenuous. Wearing paint is still naked, in my book.

On the other hand, given the way our avatars wear clothes, "we" are basically wearing paint inworld as well (depending) and we don't feel naked unless we see pink or brown skin and nipples and so on. Rather a cognitive dissonance, eh?

Ann Otoole

2008 will be the year fantasy merges with real. the movie "Avatar" will be released and disney has even attempted to mix fantasy and real life in their new movie. and there are more to come too.

all of us in secondlife today were here before disney and the rest of the comers-on showed up. remember that when they try to take it away.

message to Dan Rosen (former Microsoft Executive): Secondlife is what the plaza on msn wanted to be way back 10 years ago. it is real now. as real as virtual can be. i'm here. where are you and the rest of the serious deep pockets? i could sure as heck build that 3D virtual mall today. :)

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