gulf war

Sterility and Community

Avaital Ronell argued a couple of points in her eloquent yet hard-to-follow essay "a disappearance of community." It seems to me that her two main arguments are that virtual realities are giving us a sterile impression of a war that is dirty and bloody, and that the virtual reality discourages community. These are good points and make sense, however, I don't fully understand the relationship between them.

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