Those virtual battlegrounds…. I lost my country but I gained a big pile of virtual gold

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Simon Wardley brings his mapping techniques to an interesting space.

Video games are now so widespread and immersive that they must be considered a powerful channel for spreading values rivalling that of radio, television and film. These are all enablement systems for values, allowing our values to diffuse throughout our own and other collectives.

I think you can extend this thinking in some interesting ways. Isn’t there something very similar to this in a meme like Qanon? Wardley extends this to digital sovereignty which starts to touch on the idea that some far reaching crypto enthusiasts suggest vis-a-vis creating new digital states.

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