And if the co-creation and shared manipulation of consensual memory is realized through actually existing technology, what then? Where is the oversentimentalized book? Will we have achieved parity with the sea? Will we be treading water, surfing, creating waveforms, or drowning in an immensity? What will be the role of textuality, as it is presently understood and as it is developing?

What happens to language itself? If ‘in one sense, all we are is our voice,’ where will our voices be? If those voices are in the mouths of our consensual representations, then where are they and what has happened to language itself?