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Carl James Williams is a student in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He plans to graduate in December, 2009.
February 4th, 2010
How The Sims made me rethink the Book of Job
Job takes a look in the mirror. He brushes his teeth and slaps his face, trying to wake up for his first day on the job as a maintenance man at the local zoo. Staring back at him is a man with a blonde mullet and a face full of stubble, a beer gut contained only by a stained white tank top and sweatpants. He lives in a one-bedroom home. His moods determine the wallpaper, decorations and furniture in the house. Something seems to be missing; he can’t get his comfort level back into the green. He is lonely because he has no friends. He cries upward, out beyond his world, for assistance, for a salvation that never comes. He feels abandoned by his creator, his father, his God. In the computer game, The Sims, you create a man or…
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