“Five Briefs” / Memorable Fancies #704

Can there be intelligent machines? I’ll believe it when I see one that’s jealous of some other machine.
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[“Brain wiring creates false memories.” –New Scientist] No: there are no false memories; there is only false reality.
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There is a group of evil spirits called the “Un-Namers.” They make old people forget what things are called, leave them with bare description, “you know, the thing that…”
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What are those sounds and lights coming from the other side of the wall – does anyone know? I cross to the other side. It’s dark and quiet. Sounds and lights are coming from the side I left.
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I dreamed I was swimming under water.
I dreamed I was slowly drowning, and sinking to the bottom.
I dreamed that a miraculous event occurred and I found myself safe on shore.
Only the first two dreams were real.

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THE WEDNESDAY PITCH
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