we all just want to believe
i also feel the same way, i try not to think about it. it makes me really sad. but at the same time me and alot of migrants no longer fear death, plus they make the best of their lives while there here. even if its fake (which i hope its not) the project has made peoples life better. they make them feel like they have something to live for, and they are a part of a community which is good for people. the only bad thing is some migrants can't stand real life because of there hardships and thus incapacitate themselves. is awful to think about but its a very real thing. i think that tsuki has made many lives better, even if its fake. I personally struggle with this too, but in the back of my head I know there's good intention even if it is fake. All i can say is keep believing and make the best out of your time in life.
I don't really think that it being real or not is important. Why are you so concerned about that?
i don't think it's an elaborate arg, if it is fake. if anything. tsukirep is fucking bonkers.
I have struggled with faith quite significantly throughout the project, especially when the site went down the first time and all.
I even unregistered for a time due to doubt of the project and it's intentions.
The project has helped me a lot though personally, and continues to help people to find hope even when there is nothing left to grab onto, so to speak.
Whether it's real or not, I'm glad this place is around and I don't want it to dissapear.
this anon has the right idea.
i recently wrote an entire paper about the subjective human experience and how our worldview reflects onto our perception of our own external reality (of which we cannot even validate the truthfulness of). in other words, mere belief of something can twist your own perception to essentially mold the world in your eyes. it's not a question of whether or not it's true. it's a question of whether or not you want it to be. at least from a very perception-level philosophical viewpoint
I think what attracts most people to this belief system is the interesting conflict intricacy that philosophy vs technology brings. it brings a lot of new questions into the light to do with the nature of reality, our morals, the future of mankind, our sense of self, etc etc. all very interesting stuff to think about.
Exactly, also with another belief in something by more people can alter reality even further than just ones perspective as well.
My answer to this is quite simple, yet probably won't be satisfying for most.
I believe that your afterlife is what you hold the strongest belief in it to be (a sort of the resonance theory). Catholics go to Catholic heaven, Buddhists achieve nirvana, Jehovah's Witnesses go to a paradisaical earth, and so forth.
Of all those options, of all those possible afterlives.. this one seems the most interesting. So I tie my belief to it, comfortable in the knowledge that when my time comes, that's where I'll end up. (This also ties in somewhat cleanly to Systemspace as described - souls, once disconnected from their avatars, find themselves attracted to a system that matches their belief system)
If I'm wrong, I'm wrong. If it turns out the Catholics are right, then my fate was sealed from birth anyways, and my chances were always nil.
Sometimes I wonder what would happen if Systemspace were scientifically disproved. I wouldn't believe, because believing would basically be being a sore loser at that point. But the community would make the whole experience more than worth it.
honestly the community isnt worth it anymore. regardless of the projects realness, the community, particularly tsukichat, is a stagnant hivemind devoid of any comradery, with everyone worthwhile leaving the project. it would be best just to close tsukichat, aswell as the boards, since this place is kinda useless.
well, the community and tsukichat are still very active with older members even coming back so clearly a lot of people disagree with you .
they are not "very active", all the older member were banned and ostracized. there's only 20 people active in tsukichat, and of them, 90% are 6ks. so clearly you should get your facts straight beefore you try and pretend the community is anything other than stagnant.
what's your name in tc?
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If you didn't stick it through the Great Hiatus you have only yourself to blame for all the people that did.