as objects help me focus, I love this capability of chatGPT: attempting to use symbolism appropriately: Me: If each of the different aspect and levels of self-awareness were represented by a common object, what might it be? one liners, terse chatGPT: Self-awareness: a mirror Introspection: a journal Self-reflection: a still pond Consciousness: an eye Self-consciousness: a magnifying glass Mindfulness: a candle Self-observation: a video camera Self-realization: a compass Self-knowledge: a map.

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I gave it a list of contexts in which to answer “it asserts itself”. I’ll now ask for others. Historical: An event or trend establishes its significance in history. Personal: An individual asserts their own identity or beliefs. Social: A group or community asserts its presence or influence in society. Cultural: A cultural phenomenon establishes itself as a norm or mainstream. Environmental: An ecosystem asserts its dominance or equilibrium. Psychological: A thought or emotion establishes itself in an individual’s mind. Economic: A market or industry asserts its importance or dominance. Political: A government or political movement asserts its power or influence. Scientific: A theory or discovery asserts itself as a scientific fact. Technological: A new technology establishes itself as a standard or norm. Legal: A law or ruling asserts its authority or jurisdiction. Medical: A disease or treatment asserts its prevalence or effectiveness. Educational: A curriculum or teaching method asserts its value or effectiveness. Geographical: A region or location asserts its distinctiveness or influence. Religious: A doctrine or belief asserts its authority or influence. Philosophical: A theory or concept asserts its relevance or truth. Mathematical: A theorem or proof asserts its validity. Computing theory: A computer algorithm or concept asserts its efficiency or usefulness.

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I eat mass produced, industrialized meat products from cows, chickens or pigs that likely were raised in awful conditions, muscles from different animals mixed together in unholy combinations, enhanced with purified drippings of amino acids Life feeding life My body responds well to beef, a little less but also well to pork, likewise with chicken and turkey and white fish. But I enjoy yogurt and cheese and Dairy except for milk unless it’s lactaid. My body is not intolerant to lactose but it lets me know. And yet I’ve gone vegan and vegetarian in my life a few times and I could do it again. I think of the conditions the vegetables have been raised in and I have to shake my head in disappointnent as well and yet: I eat Mass produced, industrialized vegetable and fruit and grain products collected in horrible conditions. I trust the government. I said words that nobody ever likes to say. I trust Regulators to try to stay on top of these multinational food producing corporations that have far too much power. I don’t have any much other choice at the moment without making the kinds of sacrifices I don’t want to make. This is as honest an assessment as I can provide.

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Kenneth Udut is a philosopher, engineer, scientist, and how-to-thinker who has been active online since 1988. He is also an amateur professor and a computer guy. He is best known for his Book of No Answers, his Vine videos, and his collection of Vines. He is also the President of Earth. On SoundCloud, he has several tracks, albums, and playlists. He has also spoken out about trapping and animal removal services in Naples, Florida.

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