• Membrane Movement (M3)

    The Membrane Movement, commonly referred to as M3, emerged in the late 2040s as a radical social and technological experiment that sought to redefine the human experience in a highly networked society. Named after its conceptualization of the human mind as a porous “membrane,” the movement is driven by the core idea that individual human…

  • Hyperreal

    The term “hyperreal” originates from the realm of philosophy and cultural theory, most notably associated with the work of French philosopher Jean Baudrillard. In its most basic sense, the hyperreal refers to a condition where the distinction between the “real” and the “simulation” becomes increasingly blurred, leading to a state where the simulation is indistinguishable from or…

  • Distributed Agency

    Transcending Self: The Concept of Distributed Agency within M3 In the labyrinthine networks of the Starholder world, the concept of individual agency — the capacity to act independently and make choices — has undergone a pivotal transformation. The assertion of will and the execution of decisions, traditionally attributed to a single person, have been reevaluated…