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    DIANAVERSE | 10/31/20 | 15 min
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    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago

      Huh. The concept of “counterfeit fitness” is fascinating, but at times the author seems to get carried away with male/female stereotypes:

      How many teenaged boys would be able to build up the resentment to commit mass shootings or suicide if they had a beautiful sex robot at home?

      I think: The same amount. Or maybe even more.

      It really is a great time to be gay. Courtship is cool, but so too is skipping it, or at least postponing it, and maybe coming back to it later.

      Technology doesn’t alter our fundamental human needs. Hacks are short-term workarounds, not long-term solutions. It’s cool to shake things up (do stuff against the norm, out of order) but at the end of the day we all still need the deep, real, human stuff. Good conversation. Warmth. The magic of flirty eye contact. Robots can’t and won’t ever be able to do that.

      The next few decades are gonna be nutsss!