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by William Gibson

Freedom and Confinement Quotes in Neuromancer

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Quote #10

None of this was real, but cold was cold. (20.51)

Even in the most advanced of virtual realities, our bodily evolution and all too human instincts still control us. No matter how realistic our XBOX 360s get, we're still going to need to take bathroom breaks and eat dinner. Hopefully not at the same time mind you.

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