• @elshandra
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    12 months ago

    I suppose, could be harm reduction. Like peeling a bandaid off slowly instead of ripping it off.

    They’re here, they might not be everywhere yet, but they’re here to stay as much as photoshopped images or trick photography are. Just more lies to hide the truth.

    All we can do now is get better at dealing with them.

    • @[email protected]
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      12 months ago

      I hear you about it just being an evolution of the propaganda machine. And I think it’s going to reveal cracks in the system. That it’s going to rip the bandaid off faster than climate change which is the slow peel we’re all dealing with already.

      Harm reduction would be investing money in government regulation. Lobbying for government regulation. Usually this is seen as a disaster for business, but in this case it would throttle competitors too. And possibly save a lot of lives. Because this sort of automated propaganda is going to create a lot of fascist regimes all over the planet. Propped up by the illusion of democracy.

      More so than it already is.