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By Melanie Chan

The belief of digital realities has a protracted and complicated old trajectory, spanning from Plato's suggestion of the cave and the simulacrum, to creative kinds comparable to Trompe L'oeil, and extra lately advancements in 3D movie, tv and gaming. despite the fact that, this publication pays specific recognition to the time among the Nineteen Eighties to the Nineties whilst digital fact and our on-line world have been represented, quite in fiction, as a wondrous know-how that enabled transcendence from the restrictions of actual embodiment. the aim of this serious old research of representations of digital truth is to check how they could deny, repress or omit embodied adventure. in particular, the writer will contend that embodiment is a primary element of immersion in digital truth, instead of whatever that is to be transcended. during this method, the publication goals to problem distorted rules approximately transcendence and productively give a contribution to debates approximately embodiment and expertise.

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