From the root cellar
Problem: what to do when everyone else has already drunk it to the lees before you? “The deep moans round with many voices,” yes—and with much backwash.
What does the algorithmic “writing aid” say to the writer? “Your life can grow much sweeter if you will / Obey our ancient rule and make a shroud.”
Interactive media: an opium of the masses, yet where the dreams are paid to the company store.
Recent mystified accounts of AI would seem to confirm Nietzsche’s view that we believe in God so long as we believe in grammar.
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