What virtual reality taught me about sin and death

What virtual reality taught me about sin and death

Once you're wearing your VR gear, you have roughly 9 square metres to explore. But of course, you're not exploring that space at all, you're exploring a virtual world that only you can see. It's fantastic escapism, but I think sin operates in our lives in very much the same way. When we choose to sin we experience another reality, and in this other reality God feels distant to us. It feels profoundly real to the human experiencing it, but God hasn't changed position at all. 

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I can't believe she wore that...

I can't believe she wore that...

During my travels, what I discovered is that what's appropriate to wear in any given context differs widely from culture to culture. Dissonance occurs when what you feel is appropriate differs with what someone else feels is appropriate. Rather than acknowledge that we are experiencing cultural dissonance, we tend to project our own cultural values upon others, and use that as the basis for our judgement. Rather than accept the judgements our mind makes up, God invites us to have our minds constantly renewed.

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