"Cyborgs, like all technology, must be prefigured in the human imagination before they can be realized in practice. The artist's job is to plumb the depths of the mind, wading through dreams and interpretations to yield some eternal truth that transcends the current paradigm and sets up the bridge to another, connecting reality and possibility. The cyborgs of today were once merely works of the imagination.
The artist's vision becomes synonymous with the spirit of the age, which
acts as the catalyst for the building of social and scientific machinery.
Life imitates art and art imitates life. Thus is the cyborg, whose
characteristics are similarly overdetermined by the living and the
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