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Submitted by Gearfox 274d ago | news

Manhattan Professor claims that WoW “can be a religious experience”

This article is about the newest book by Manhattan Professor Robert Geraci which claims that games like WoW and Second Life can give gamers religious experience (Culture, PC, Second Life, World of Warcraft)

Credit url: manhattan.edu
700p  +   275d ago
lol what.
Gearfox  +   275d ago
It's amazing what people believe in sometimes isn't it.
Pandamobile  +   274d ago
It's not really a belief system, is it?

I gathered that it's more of a communal thing. People follow religions so that they can be a part of a larger community of people in the same religion. With games like WoW and Second Life, the same sort of social and communal coherence can be achieved.
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ATi_Elite  +   274d ago
"It's amazing what people believe in sometimes isn't it.

Yeah like PS4 being on par with a High End PC.

(BF4 = 900p TW3 = 900p)

So yeah it is amazing how a large group of people with similar thoughts and beliefs can wish upon a star and loose sight of reality as they find a little too much joy in one thing.

and this includes WoW Second Life and anything else deemed a religion.
memots  +   274d ago
yup , Just look at every single belief out there since the dawn of man. Even flying spaghetti monster is a religion.
GruntSoldier  +   274d ago
It's as real as religion so why not.
Codewow  +   274d ago
Oh no... more religion. Look where it's gotten us all. No offense to those who follow a religion..

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