“I think virtual reality does have a remarkable quality in that it gives people an experience that is rather angel-like, floating as the consciousness point in this variable world. I think that – if nothing else – at least it demonstrates the existence of consciousness, which is not necesarily apparent in everyday experience. I should maybe go into that a little bit more….”
AN INSIDER’S VIEW OF THE FUTURE OF VIRTUAL REALITY
by Jaron Lanier and Frank Biocca
from the ‘Journal of Communication’, Autumn 1992, 42(4), pages 150-171
(Kovacs reference on page 167).