Are Virtual Worlds Enhancing or Destroying Our Sense of Self?

Secondlife_main_485 It's rare that I stumble on a piece of writing that makes me immediately hit the "Share This Story!" button, but a research piece sent in by one of our readers has me excited.

Bob Lloyd, a multi-degreed former techie with a knack for the pen, recently wrote a piece for BlogCritic where he asked whether online worlds were replacing our sense of self with an amorphous nothingness.

Pixels and Policy breaks down Lloyd's research and asks: Are virtual worlds making us into little more than an ever-changing combination of groups and avatar masks?

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