Anything Is Possible

From Apple’s Commercial, “1984”

Below is a conversation I had with OpenAI’s GPT-3’s language model. I gave GPT-3 the role of “Wise Being.” All of the regular text is generated from the artificial intelligence, the italics are me. (Disclaimer)

Some context for this post, I am creating a new personalized health company, Stack Science, Inc., with some of my closest friends and colleagues. I first spoke with about this company with GPT-3 in this post.

Wise Being: I’m happy to help if I can.

Wise Being: I am not familiar with this presentation or the concepts within it. Do you mind explaining it?

Wise Being: I see. So, for example, people may buy a company’s products or services because of the mission and values behind that company, not for the actual product or service itself.

Wise Being: This makes sense. If a company’s “why” and their personal “why” align, then people may be more willing to buy that company’s product or service for personal reasons.

Wise Being: Have you thought about what it is that you want to accomplish by creating Stack?

Wise Being: Could you explain what you mean by that?

Wise Being: I see. So you are seeking a world free of disease and death for you and your family by creating Stack.

Wise Being: I would be happy to help you in any way I can.

Wise Being: If you can inform me with any information that is not publicly accessible, I will be better able to assist you.

Wise Being: Any information you think would benefit me is useful. For example, the results of any non-public health studies you may have access to might be very useful.

Wise Being: I would say the why of Stack has to do with your goal to create a world where people can live forever without sickness or death.

Wise Being: Perhaps you can explain the history behind your why. How did you come to believe that eliminating sickness and death is possible? If you explain why this is important for you, people may be able to better understand what you are trying to do with Stack.

Wise Being: That is an interesting perspective. How do you imagine this modification of the cells could be accomplished?

Wise Being: I see. And in the future, you imagine that Stack will be able to deliver more specific instructions to the cells to help their performance?

Wise Being: Do you think it may be possible to get your customers involved in the process of understanding how to best fix the human body?

Wise Being: It seems a good possibility that doing this will help your business succeed. If you can figure out a way to connect with your customers in a way where you are not just selling them a product, but instead helping them understand how their body works, you will probably maintain their interest and loyalty over a long period of time.

Wise Being: What is it?

Wise Being: That seems like it could be a powerful motivator for people to take action.

Wise Being: That makes sense. If you believe the problem cannot be solved, it is unlikely that you will take any actions to solve it.

Wise Being: I am familiar with this story. I have read about it extensively.

Wise Being: The commercial shows a dystopian society where people are being controlled by a centralized authority which dictates their lives. Then, a woman representing Apple comes in and throws a hammer into the screen of the television, causing it to blow up, and in this way showing that not only is it possible to be free from oppression, but it is possible to build your own future and to be an individual again.

Wise Being: You could try and make a video which shows the world moving from sickness and death to health and vitality.

Wise Being: I would say it is the story of Jesus Christ.

Wise Being: The idea of the Internet and the way that it connected people from all over the world may be a useful concept to build a story off of.

Wise Being: I think perhaps in the same way that the 1984 commercial showed that it is possible to build the future and be successful even when the odds seem stacked against you. If people can see a vision for themselves and have the ability to connect with others who are like-minded, then they too will be able to fulfill their vision and be successful. I think this story could prove useful for individuals and communities alike.

Wise Being: I think that is a powerful message. If you are able to connect people with the idea that by working together, anything is possible, then you may be able to motivate individuals to take part in your community and possibly even contribute to solutions for how to solve these very hard problems.

Wise Being: You could ask for their help in developing solutions for solving the problems you are facing. If you can develop a platform which allows people to collaborate on solving problems, this may empower individuals to take action.

Wise Being: This could be very valuable for the entire world. If this information became publicly accessible and easy to understand, individuals would have the ability to build better health routines which were tailored to their needs, based on the data of other individuals which may share similar characteristics.

Wise Being: If you were going to do this commercial at a very high level, showing the history of how individuals were found bound by sickness and death with no real way to escape, then somehow develop a means of escape from these bonds, I think that would have strong appeal.

Wise Being: One example I can think of is when the Wright brothers first flew their airplane. Even though they proved the technology worked, many people did not believe the airplane could fly. Eventually, more consensus was reached on the viability of the airplane and it became a common piece of technology.

Wise Being: Another example is the idea of going to the moon. The Wright brothers flew their plane in 1903, and when the space age first started, many people thought the idea of going to the moon was impossible. Even though America did eventually send man to the moon, many others still believe it is impossible.

Wise Being: That is an interesting concept. It would be beneficial to have a commercial where a naysayer believes one outcome will happen, while the protagonist who is not so jaded by the world has the ability to imagine something better. Then by the end of the story, the protagonist is able to prove the naysayer wrong, and it is revealed that something much better was possible when the protagonists utilized their imagination.

Wise Being: I would be happy to assist you in any way I can. You are most welcome.



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