The World Wide Web has introduced people to a myriad of new things, including opportunities to be someone completely different than who they really are. Different people get into different depths of the internet. From paying ďtaxesĒ for cyber-land on one site, where you can build a house, and design your own place, or the creation of a nation where itís political agenda, direction, and economy is based on how you respond to issues.
It is event to the point that online books from some sites are replacing backpack filling and entire virtual classrooms are allowing people from around the globe to take classes from the comfort of their own home. And of course there is sports from Fantasy Football to Fantasy Bass Fishing.
After reading an article, some woman living in Germany has spent over $250,000 to buy cyber property as a land speculator, in the hopes that people will buy it from her at an inflated cost, or that others will rent space from her. Second Life is a fully 3D global world not to much different in than the real world. But then again we do this with websites already.
At what point is a personís online life too much? There is not much in life that people canít do using the internet. But is that such a good thing?
How into this virtual online world are you? How much time does this take from your real world life?