Thursday, February 20, 2003

One Man's Genius Is Another's Garbage

The Gulf War 2 Simulation game mentioned by Will the Thrill is a good example of a having just enough knowledge to be dangerous. In this case it would be just enough knowledge of military and political affairs to create a simulation that plays to the worst fears and darkest doomsday fantasies of those with a particular political axe to grind while in fact taking leave of all connections to the real world. I wonder how close the Afghanistan War Simulation mirrored reality?

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