Is fantasy on it's last legs?
I mean, there was always an element of fantasy the belief that the impossible, could be possible. Science fiction for instance always rested on the possibility of alien life somewhere else, or something happening in different dimensions somewhere. Fantasy was always pinned on the possibility of unseen worlds, of elements of our mythologies which might be true.
In the global iphone,ipad induced panopticon we live in, all the corners of the globe are easily surveyed, there are no bigfoots, or UFO's hidden in the dark. We now only entertain fantasy as pure fiction. Can fantasy sustain itself when we don't have even 10 percent belief invested in it?
Is virtual reality the only fantasy future generations will indulge in? Mindless fantasy becoming more and more pointless for the next generations??