Shadow Plays: Virtual Realities in an Analog World

Chapter 4, Note 116

Atkins, Fruits, 8, “Placed in an amphitheatre of boundless extent, and surrounded by an immense variety of objects, young persons are naturally inquisitive and delighted with every new accession of knowledge: and as truth is no longer deemed incompatible with amusement, the most pleasing mode of conveying the former appears to be to blend it with the latter.”

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