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With a touch of utopian dreaming and a big pause button
The pause on AI development will never happen. This is fine in my view. I’m bullish on AI solving many of our problems and ultimately helping us spread consciousness across the universe. Besides, the AI pause would never happen for a million reasons that are hardly worth rehashing here.
But it doesn’t strike me as a bad idea to pause other specific things. If something undoubtedly causes major harm in the world without adding much clear benefit, then why not call for a pause?
Here are a few things I recommend we pause temporarily, if not indefinitely—at least until we’ve figured out what the hell has gone wrong.
First, let’s put a pause on all social media activity. It’s sucking away our time and making us depressed and angry. The ads alone on the app formerly known as Twitter are enough to make a sane person say, “Pause this right now! Dear god!”
If you agree, sign my petition HERE.
Gain of function research? Pause it! Come on, guys. The potential mega-ultra-super virus isn’t something to play with. Not until we figure out what the hell is going on.
If you agree, sign my petition NOW.
OK, let’s talk about Ukraine. It’s bigger than a border dispute in Eastern Europe. Ultimately it’s a bad look for all of humanity and priceless democracy. And it all comes down to Putin.
Pause him. Yes, that’s right. Putin, you’re on pause and all your schemes are done. I’m thinking indefinitely here. Global world peace, you’re welcome!
If you agree, smash this big goddamn blue and yellow pause button with me. SMASH.
Guns. I’m so sick of guns. I don’t care if you hunt. You can use a bow and arrow like a real man.
If you’re with me, don’t think, just press PAUSE on guns.
Porn? Lots of people are suddenly upset about it but I don’t know. I think we’re still OK with porn, guys. Let’s just keep an eye on the creepy AI-generated variety. I know I said I’m bullish on AI but the AI porn girls make me nervous.
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Now for a lightning round. Since I’m warmed up.
PAUSE. (Build up, not out, folks! Walkability for the win!!!)
The cost of drip coffee rising continually and now it’s more than $4? Really?
Thank you all for your support on these important causes. Together, we’ll save the world!
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