7) However, old rules of intermediation prevailed and the movement that Crawford and others initiated failed because distance was still a reality
Of course Bazin knows that cinematic representation and reality
are and will be forever distinct--the fantasy of The Matrix notwithstanding.
Such denials indicate a refusal to accept that at its core reality
is objective and instructive.
Preferring larger-than-life participants who will quickly stand out, reality
TV by its very nature favors more Brandons and fewer Wills.
One is the discourse of faith, in which a believer permanently inhabits the Christian faith and posits reality
claims within the context of that faith.
These components of an individual's psychosocial reality
exist in tandem with the biophysical illness with stigma trajectory corresponding to disease course progression (Alonzo & Reynolds, 1995, p.
Choppy video images, uneven synchronization of audio and video, and increased delays when data and documents are included, distract from the reality
of the experience.
To give his subordinates and board of directors an idea of what the company will look like downsized, the CEO will ask all of them to strap on virtual reality
helmets and trapeze through a graphically generated downsized version of the company.
Simply stated, virtual reality
is high-tech illusion.
The search to reveal "absolutes" is an attempt to deconstruct not "meaning" but an underlying "reality
," and then to reconstruct a gestalt pattern by manipulating the roots of reality
into new realizations and new patterns of emerging meaning.
The panel also points out the need for more information about how people interact with virtual reality
systems, especially when sound and touch are added to the visual milieu.