Real Virtual Community

Tim Hutchings

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/2015

Issue: Posthuman Identity (Vol. 35, No 2, Spring, 2015)

Virtual community can be real community. An example is the Church of Fools (now St Pixels), launched as an experiment eleven years ago, meant to last but three months. However, that experiment created a congregation that is still alive today, one in which people carry on public discussions with sufficient human feelings to form webs of personal relationships online.

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