Fruits of your labor bear seed

A prime example is the interweaving of religious linguistics being connected to aspects of being a cowboy and the Net. From the very beginning of Neuromancer with “livewire voodoo” (5) to the reference to the coming of a “Rapture” towards the end of Mona Lisa Overdrive (297), the transcendental experience that Gibson attributes to hacking is comparable to a religious experience, and the changes that are being described as wrought in the Net are akin to religious/almost Biblical occurrences.


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