Introduction to the Sophont
The People of the Realm
Sophont are groupings of Kinds—subspecies.
These Kinds are variations of the Sophont, each with unique features and capabilities.
What is Sophonce?
To be a Sophont you must possess Sophonce, which is measured in awareness and capability with the Meta.
Although these are the recognized Progenitor Sophont, there are other entities which demonstrate features of Sophonce.
This list includes some Uplifts, Informorphs, and Manifestations.
Recognizing them as Sophont raises ethical and legal concerns regarding how some of these entities are treated.