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Thoughts on AI

AI will never be a black and white argument. As with any tool, I believe AI can be useful when used properly, but should not be used to replace a human artist completely. With that said, do not all artists use everything they have seen or read or experienced to inspire and build the art they output? Do not artists STUDY other artists and in one way or another absorb techniques that heavily influence their…

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Art is in the soul of a crisis

“Plausible reasons have never been lacking for putting off all merely cultural activities until some imminent danger has been averted or some crying injustice put right. But humanity long ago chose to neglect those plausible reasons. They wanted knowledge and beauty now, and would not wait for the suitable moment that never comes…They propound mathematical theorems in beleaguered cities, conduct metaphysical arguments in condemned cells, make jokes on scaffolds, discuss the last new poem while…

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