"I could die for the touch of a woman like thee" D.H. Lawrence
the typical sci-fi interpretation that technology is out to annihilate the flesh is just another paranoid expression of Western culture’s obsessive preoccupation with the mind-body split. What we really seem to be after is the opening up of additional channels for a heightened sensory perception that will allow us to explore the full bandwidth of our evolutionary potential.
The reality of communication and of meaning. More real than the real, that is how the real is abolished. Baudrillard, The Implosion of Meaning in the Media