I am not familiar with Richard Dawkin’s writings outside of the titles of his books. Second Life has been drawing the attention of many in the world; businesses, governments, sociologists, educators and everyday citizens. So is it any surprise that it has now drawn the attention of Richard Dawkins?
Here’s an interesting 10 minute ramble on Second Life, aliens from outer space, virtual realities and other loosely related issues to virtual worlds.
A lot of his observations mirror those of the early Virtual Reality advocates. You don’t have to subscribe to his theories to listen to these observations.