Let's see ChatGPT fuck my wife
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Everyone is either freaking out or casually aroused by the meteoric rise of OpenAI’s ChatGPT. What about my job? What about my data? What about my privacy? What about my wife? What about my future? What about the bots and the misinformation and my wife and the elections?
I think there’s a lot of fear-mongering going on in the ChatGPT discourse and I think it kinda sucks. But I also think it is important to thoroughly beat a trending internet topic to a pulp, so therefore: here are my thoughts about ChatGPT.
Discussion point number one: why do you think you’re worth replacing?
Instead of asking yourself, will I be replaced?, I think you need to ask yourself: am I the dumbest piece of sh*t that has ever lived? You really think artificial intelligence wants your miserable, inconsequential life? I don’t know if you guys know this, but our lives are an absolute nightmare.
“I collect empty pasta sauce and peanut butter jars. Let’s see an A.I. do that.” —every writer on
I really think it is too late for me, for you, for us—but I don’t think it’s because of A.I.
I think it’s because global warming is really bad. I think it’s because we all appear to be extras in Cold War 2: The Reboot. And I think it’s because the show You is back, continuing to ruin it for us skinny white dudes trying to wear frontwards-facing baseball caps.
All to say—if you’re asking me if I think I am worth replacing, I suppose I would tell you that I believe we—as humans—do not deserve the incredible brilliance and wonder and angst that comes from living. I, in my humble opinion, do not think that we have been particularly appreciative of life’s infinite beauty. And—as such—we have not earned the right to complain about apocalyptically-intelligent robots and their unlimited power. So let them record our songs and write our novels and paint our paintings—I am not sure that our creations were ever that good to begin with.
There is no discussion point number two.
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