The Inbreeding of Thought

Once tools have been made to be smart, to know what makes a user happy, and to reflect on these detections to tell people only that which they want to hear, to show people only that which they want to see, to expose people only to arguments for their belief, the inevitable end of the line is separate camps, preconvinced of the illegitimacy of the other, able to understand the other only as an unfathomable evil entity, and incapable of communicating with the other beyond the condemnation of the other as a singular evil.

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