Virtual Reality machines coming to the rescue of empathy? How about listening attention span?

Sir William Orpen Artist who painted plight of soldiers in World War 1. He was there. Recently looked at these on Google Youtube. We know but we move too quickly to denial or shut off mode so I doubt the capacity of these ‘Virtual Reality 3D’ machines to enhance Empathy. Are the people who engage in these acts of violence psychopaths/sociopaths? If so, we need to capture them. Then the process should be used on them as well as those in the UN who make important decisions because if your theory about these virtual reality machines is correct, there is no longer a need for war and murder. Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes. Compassion is what we need to achieve.

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Virtual Reality machines coming to the rescue of empathy?

How about listening attention span?

Chris Milk in March 2015 delivered this speech

Virtual reality started for me in sort of an unusual place.It was the 1970s.I got into the field very young: I was 7 years old.

And the tool that I used to access virtual realitywas the Evel Knievel stunt cycle.This is a commercial for that particular item:(Video) Voice-over: What a jump!Evel’s riding the amazing stunt cycle.That gyro-power sends him over 100 feet at top speed.

 Chris Milk: So this was my joy back then.I rode this motorcycle everywhere.And I was there with Evel Knievel; we jumped the Snake River Canyon together.I wanted the rocket.I never got the rocket, I only got the motorcycle.

I felt so connected to this world.I didn’t want to be a storyteller…

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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.
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