Philosophy for the Metaverse


"The Metaverse", a concept which has now become the symbolic term for the next evolution of the internet, is an immersive environment of almost metaphysical proportions. In this article, I discuss how the additional degrees of freedom in this transhumanist reality might saddle future generations with a massive existential crisis if philosophy is not well understood and applied by individuals.



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