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"Rather than teaching you something about connection, or how to be a better person, or the intricacies of the human bond, it will serve mainly as an easy dopamine source. While surely this is a programmatic possibility, I am doubtful that AI girlfriends will be designed to ever say “no,” to critique your thinking or habits."

Agree very much with this, which seems to get to the heart of the problem. Porn as a simplifier of social relations, like calling uber eats instead of making a meal to share with friends.

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