ChatGPT and other AI chatbots seem remarkably good at conversations. But you can’t believe anything they say. Sometimes, though, reality isn’t the point.
The rise of AI chatbots provides an opportunity to expand the ways we do philosophy and research, and how we engage in intellectual discourse.
Finding ways to make talking about diversity less of a confrontation and more of a dialogue is crucial.
Epic poetry tends to be seen as highbrow, while action films are regarded as puerile and brutish. But the two share an affinity for dressing up brutal deaths with rhetorical flair.
When we read comics, we ‘hear’ sound on the page. Creators are experts at this cross-sensory form of storytelling - indeed one database lists over 2500 comic book sounds.
A peace studies expert explains a technique for resolving conflict that she says is more effective and less divisive than public shaming.
The duration of our conversations is rarely ideal – but that’s the price we pay for social solidarity.
As we all become mini publishers, we are losing the interactivity that fosters meaningful and healthy social interaction.
If Al-Shabaab maintains its hard stance, the possibility for dialogue will continue to be remote and Somalia’s government will be forced to intensify the war on terror through new strategies.