I suspect what’s happening is a distorted view from where I’m at. I did a quick search and this is somebody’s drawing of what it “seems like” from their bottom left quadrant POV. and it feels “close enough”. I know there’s technical differences between, say, an oligarchy, fascism, monarchy, but from the POV from the lower left (I wouldn’t say “comrade” but I can work with this general idea), this is basically what it looks like. Now, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris show up in the “MAGA” section of this “feels like this from the lower-left POV” chart and so, this is why I understand 100% why people from the lower left will often say, “There is no difference between Trump and Biden”, because they see they as variations on a theme. But I see the pull “up” towards this kind of vague-blur fascism in the current administration (This is not just about Trump but what is being enabled by him as well as the ongoing successful plan to swap federal judges across the nation so that future administrations will have to deal with a continuation of 2016-2020, to Redden everything). But more importantly I see a pull towards the Left and lower in the Biden/Harris campaign that is a very positive effect of Bernie Sanders and other Progressives that I’d never seen from the Democrat party before, a pull I approve of because Democratic party tends to be a little too comfortable in a similar zone as standard old school Republican and is due for an upgrade. Yes, this is a crappy version and probably makes the more poli-sci types here cringe horribly. But this is where “walks like a duck, quacks like a duck” is important: There may be NO USABLE DIFFERENCE between different authoritarians to those down below once the authoritarian is above a certain level.

I suspect what’s happening is a distorted view from where I’m at. I did a quick search and this is somebody’s drawing of what it “seems like” from their bottom left quadrant POV.
and it feels “close enough”. I know there’s technical differences between, say, an oligarchy, fascism, monarchy, but from the POV from the lower left (I wouldn’t say “comrade” but I can work with this general idea), this is basically what it looks like.
Now, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris show up in the “MAGA” section of this “feels like this from the lower-left POV” chart and so, this is why I understand 100% why people from the lower left will often say, “There is no difference between Trump and Biden”, because they see they as variations on a theme.
But I see the pull “up” towards this kind of vague-blur fascism in the current administration (This is not just about Trump but what is being enabled by him as well as the ongoing successful plan to swap federal judges across the nation so that future administrations will have to deal with a continuation of 2016-2020, to Redden everything).
But more importantly I see a pull towards the Left and lower in the Biden/Harris campaign that is a very positive effect of Bernie Sanders and other Progressives that I’d never seen from the Democrat party before, a pull I approve of because Democratic party tends to be a little too comfortable in a similar zone as standard old school Republican and is due for an upgrade.
Yes, this is a crappy version and probably makes the more poli-sci types here cringe horribly. But this is where “walks like a duck, quacks like a duck” is important: There may be NO USABLE DIFFERENCE between different authoritarians to those down below once the authoritarian is above a certain level.
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The AI is a fun toy but I would not use it for serious work.
It “guesses” based on information it finds online but I too have found it is more wrong than right.
I think that is what makes it an interesting toy though: it is about as wrong as an average person you might find online who bases their knowledge on what they find in sources like Wikipedia.
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