15.9.08

Do you have to show up for your life?

This is an interesting idea from Bruce Schneier:

http://www.wired.com/politics/security/commentary/securitymatters/2008/09/securitymatters_0904

Basically, he conceptualizes that we could create identities for people that don't exist and live their lives for them.

Weird.

[edit]
Here is some interesting commentary on the paper:

http://www.examiner.com/x-536-Civil-Liberties-Examiner~y2008m9d4-Im-not-myself-today-or-manufacturing-a-new-you

And here is an example of something similar happening in WWII:
http://www.themanwhoneverwas.com/

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