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Old 06-10-2020, 01:59 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Gangster lolis.
Depicting gross violence light-heartidly is artistic in itself and underscores how insidious a culture of materialism is.
Folk music is full of murder ballads. Long Black Veil.
It's possible to do something so catastrophic it ruins the possibility of future time travel...
Sounds like Roko's Balisk.
Roko's basilisk - RationalWiki's_basilisk
Roko's basilisk is a thought experiment about the potential risks involved in developing artificial intelligence.The premise is that an all-powerful artificial intelligence from the future could retroactively punish those who did not help bring about its existence, including those who merely knew about the possible development of such a being.

Roko's Basilisk: The most terrifying thought experiment of ...
Roko's Basilisk exists at the horizon where philosophical thought experiment blurs into urban legend. The Basilisk made its first appearance on the discussion board LessWrong, a gathering point ...

Roko's basilisk - Lesswrongwiki's_basilisk
Roko's basilisk is a thought experiment proposed in 2010 by the user Roko on the Less Wrong community blog. Roko used ideas in decision theory to argue that a sufficiently powerful AI agent would have an incentive to torture anyone who imagined the agent but didn't work to bring the agent into existence. The argument was called a "basilisk" because merely hearing the argument would ...
I don't even want to think about that.

edit: I do think bully-rooks is the best part.

2nd edit: The whole Ameno Dori Me meme is dark but there's a kyOresu cover

Cold hearted orb that rules the night, Removes the colours from our sight, Red is grey and yellow white, But we decide which is right, And which is an illusion.
The Day Begins -- Moody Blues

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