ChatGPT Should Not Exist

David Golumbia
8 min readDec 14, 2022

It Isn’t Just Bias and Threats to Creative Livelihoods. Generative AI Is Built on Nihilism. Its Real Product Is Despair.

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Every month it seems we are greeted by news of the launch of yet another artificial intelligence tool that simulates human creativity. These tools are usually lumped together under the heading of Generative AI. The latest is ChatGPT, a text-producing engine that generates remarkably human-sounding…