Elon Musk and the Mechanical Mask

In a recent interview, SuperGenius Elon Musk warned the future is coming for us, and we better be prepared to fight A.I. drones, and we will become the machine, and we will be able to “download” other people, and their personalities, and their memories, to become them. Our faces become the death mask upon the artificial life façade. Want to become Abraham Lincoln? Check. Adolf Hitler? Check. Elon Musk? You’re gonna have to write a check!

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The Vile Artificiality in "Natural" Orange Juice

One of my fondest memories from my youth is from weekends, when part of the breakfast routine involved getting freshly squeezed orange juice. My mother would get oranges out of the refrigerator and take out the juice extractor which took the form of a small dark red plastic juicer which had a white pulp catcher that ended up being one of my favorite things — something about the delightful texture of the pulp mixed with the sweet orange flavor was really fantastic as a treat after I had the juice.

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