Thank you for sharing that AI-generated ad, I had not seen that before. There is something deeply disturbing about our political system when, to win an election, it begins churning out an AI-generated ad filled with scenes of hypothetical doom and gloom.

No optimism. No platform. Just fear.

This embodies everything that is wrong with our political system and why, if we do not get our politics in order, we risk undoing all of the progress made in the past few decades at least.

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That ad really speaks for itself in terms of the damage this technology could do to discourse and democracy. Seeing politicians embrace AI to fuel the same fear-mongering they've been pushing on traditional media and social media for so long is not encouraging, but it does seem that there is a lot of noise being made about the need to prepare for AI/automation ahead of time rather than responding to it after the fact.

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