After years of wide-eyed promises and hyperbolic speculation, the dawn of virtual reality is finally upon us. . .
While gamers and enthusiasts might be filled with joy, the risks of VR have been greatly understated. The staggering amount of a time a modern American spends in virtual worlds—either through a television or computer or smartphone—is making us gradually more anxious and a depressed. . . .
The damage caused to our bodies and minds by our time in cyberspace is well-documented and beyond argument. . . The oft-mocked psychopathology of Internet addiction is breeding generations who seek to calm the symptoms of heavy Internet use with more Internet use.
Thanks to The Daily Dot