Even knowledge needs restraints.
The American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #149
The American Mind’s ‘Editorial Roundtable’ podcast is a weekly conversation with Ryan Williams, James Poulos, Seth Barron, and Spencer Klavan devoted to uncovering the ideas and principles that drive American political life. Stream here or download from your favorite podcast host.
TAM: The Artificial Mind | The Roundtable Ep. 149
AI-generated images have taken the internet by storm over the last week. Are AI profile pics the cute veneer over a coming existential threat to human self-worth? Meanwhile, Matt Taibbi and Elon Musk released a Twitter thread with the first fruits of what Taibbi dubbed “The Twitter Files.” The thread confirmed suspicions that Twitter and the government were tightly aligned with one another in censoring inconvenient information. Plus: Warnock defeated Walker in Georgia’s runoff race for a hotly contested Senate seat, giving ultimate control of the Senate to Democrats. Our editors analyze the boring dystopia we find ourselves in.
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A genuinely open Twitter would be deadly for our decadent liberal regime.
Appeals to “The Science” increasingly come from political actors whose real concerns lie elsewhere.
Those who deny supernatural forces become slaves to earthly force.