(M) Chris Lott 2023-03-21 01:12:43

One funny thing about ChatGeePeeTee and similar is how they’ve made people realize just how generic a lot—most?—writing is. The new eternal question: is that the robots coming for us or just the sort of standard bland writing whose quality I’d never worried about before? [cue the insipid handwringing; ignore the irony]

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The Sins of The Father

In Exodus1, we are told that God will:

…visit the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children’s children to the third and the fourth generation.2

I don’t believe in a God who can take what strikes me as a monstrous action, but I’ve nonetheless believed the essential dynamic to be true for a long time. In fact, I can pinpoint the moment of my dark epiphany to September 1986.

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