CHAPTER THREE: VIDEO GAMES: TELEVISION AND REALITY

"You're beginning to think that the tube is reality and that your own lives are unreal ... In God's name, you people are the real thing; we're the illusion."

- Howard Beale, character in Paddy Chayevsky's Network


1. The Medium and the Message

2. Veracity and Verisimilitude

3. For and Against Reality

4. Teleconsciousness: The Synthetic Revolution

5. History and Reality

6. Technology and Reality

7. Summary: The Panoptic Fallacy