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Alienating the Audience

Oct 3, 2023

Neil Stephenson's "Snowcrash" looked at the embryonic Internet and projected a future of VR and avatar onto it. And a world in which nation states had been eclipsed by successor states of corporate "franchulates." 

Is "Snowcrash" a corporate dystopia, a libertarian utopia, or merely prophetic?

Brian Brushwood joins to discuss.