The Ultimate Escape Social Sensitivity

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In The Ultimate Escape, computers are a liberating force. In real life, the Soviet Union found computers to be among its greatest headaches—computers with modems allowed for nearly instantaneous transmission of information throughout the country, and this contributed to the downfall of the dictatorship, because it no longer had complete control of the news. In The Ultimate Escape's Corteguay, a socialist government has banned most forms of advanced computer technology. Holographic equipment is banned because it is easier to fake two-dimensional images than it is to fake three-dimensional ones. Virtual reality is limited to the power elite because with virtual reality comes communication with the outside world. Julio proves that even in the most restrained circumstances, a connection to a virtual reality simulation provides an opportunity to break free of imprisonment and contact the world outside of Corteguay. At first, the dictatorship's control of high...

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