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Technology is eroding our ability to understand what's real and what's just an illusion

If we were to take a television back in time — to the Middle Ages, say — and show off a Blu-Ray film (our time machine has a power supply), we can imagine that those medieval viewers would have no idea how we created such a stunning illusion. Our audience would presumably want to try to look inside the television to see if we had a small crew of theater performers creating all these scenes — provided they hadn't already burned us for the witchcraft of appearing out of nowhere.
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