Would you give up with the right of choice on part of your life -like your image, your talent, your feelings and every way you express them -for enough money to be safe for the rest of your life? You could then do whatever you like, but meanwhile someone else is able to whatever he/she likes with the part of you that you have leased out.
Otherwise, would you pay for the freedom of being everybody/thing else you’d like to be, but only in an animated hallucination, thoroughly giving up with whom you really are?
Interesting questions raised after watching The congress, starring a gorgeous Robin Wright, inspired by the book The futurologic congress.
Is that the future we are preparing for us?
Virtually free of everything, but bent and dominated by …. our net providers?