Lived social relations as (influential) fiction as object
Optical illusion of boundary between fiction and social reality.
“cyborg as a fiction mapping our social and bodily reality and as an imaginative resource suggesting some very fruitful couplings”
“And modern war is a cyborg orgy, coded by C3I, command-control-communication-intelligence, an $84 billion item in 1984's US defense budget.”
Fog of war: the medium is the message/inability to contact reality
In the western tradition the “the relation between organism and machine has been a border war. The stakes in the border war have been the territories of production, reproduction, and imagination. This chapter is an argument for pleasure in the confusion of boundaries and for responsibility in their construction.”