this was really nice to read, thank you.

'A friend of mine, who believes that people are basically losing the ability to discriminate between reality and fiction...'

I wonder if that is simply what media does - attack the difference between reality and fiction, or perhaps also, exaggerate it - to make it an easier target - and then blow it to pieces. This is the case even, especially, for great literature, the only difference between that great literature also makes a particular argument for what that fiction is, whereas AI simply amplifies its basic fictionality ('fictiveness, fictioness', idk), rather than giving it form.

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Jun 19·edited Jun 19

#4 hit home for me. I write first drafts by hand and alternate between editing on the screen and printed page. I doubt I'll ever rely solely on writing into the computer.

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