Walden Video Game – Bringing People Closer To The Wild Of Digitally Commodifying Thoreau?

Here is the launch trailer for the new Henry David Thoreau video game – Walden a Game.

The game is cited as being an attempt at bringing people closer to nature, but appears to be little more than a way of mass producing and beaming into peoples houses a spectacle of nature, reducing the experience to a virtuality that denies all phenomenological sensation and feral authenticity.

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Author: Julian Langer

Writer of Feral Consciousness: Deconstruction of the Modern Myth and Return to the Woods, blogger at Eco-Revolt, and has been published on a number of other sites. Eco-anarchist and guerilla ontologist philosopher. Lover of woods, deer, badgers and other wild beings. Musician and activist.

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