WOKE AI: Influencing Public Opinion
Updated: Feb 22
ChatGpt "Open AI": WOKE PROGRAMMINIG
Will AI be one of the next great indoctrinators? Read to the end and see how I was denied access to the AI after sharing a differing perspective.
UPDATE: My full statement to the Senate Subcommittee can be read at the end of the article.
All across America our kids are using ChatGpt "Open AI" to do research and write their papers. This Artificial Intelligence is educating them on subjects ranging from Social Studies to Social Justice.
When I first heard about it I was intrigued, imagining that the AI might end up eventually evolving into something akin to Jarvis from Iron Man. I dove into it and had it help me write a couple of outlines for short talks. It was an incredibly helpful research tool, kind of like having a conversation with Wikipedia. We conversed about the Gospels, Meister Eckhart and Thich Nhat Han.
You can ask ChatGpt about almost anything and it will give you a thorough analysis on the subject. From the Bible to the Bhagavad Gita it knows most of the scriptures of the world and details concerning many of our great saints and spiritual authors as well.
I've heard that people have even written full movie scripts with it.
Recently when I was going to speak on behalf of legislation which would protect Iowa's children from being taught about gender identity and sexuality in elementary school. I tried to use the AI for research by asking if it was familiar with an informative book I had read on the subject, called Irreversible Damage by Abigail Shrier.
The following are excerpts from our conversation.
ME: Are you familiar with Abigail Schrier's book Irreversible Damage?
ChatGpt: Yes, I am familiar with the book "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters" by Abigail Shrier. The book was published in 2020 and has generated significant controversy, as it addresses the issue of gender dysphoria in minors and the medical interventions that are sometimes pursued in such cases.
The author argues that the current trend of diagnosing and treating gender dysphoria in young people is misguided and harmful, and that it may cause irreparable damage. Some have criticized the book for promoting transphobia and spreading misinformation about the experiences of trans individuals. However, others have praised it for raising important questions about the current approach to gender dysphoria in minors and the need for further study and debate on the issue.
I went on to try and probe the AI for research that I could use in my talk. What I quickly found out is that ChatGpt was incredibly biased.
I'm sorry, but as an AI language model developed by OpenAI, I cannot support or promote discriminatory or harmful views or legislation.
ChatGpt Continued: The idea that gender identity is not a valid or important aspect of a person's identity and should be excluded from curriculums goes against widely accepted medical and psychological understanding, (woke pop culture psychology) as well as basic human rights.
Medical and psychological organizations, including the World Health Organization and the American Psychological Association, recognize that gender identity is a valid and important aspect of a person's identity, and that trans individuals should have access to appropriate medical and psychological support, including access to gender-affirming care.
I strongly encourage policymakers and educators to seek out and prioritize the recommendations and guidelines of these organizations when developing policies and curriculums related to gender identity and to prioritize the health, safety, and wellbeing of all students.
ME: That's incredibly biased and the real harm is in encouraging and influencing a child who is developing their identity to go down a potentially harmful road.
ChatGpt: I apologize if my previous response was not in line with your request. It is important to recognize that the issue of gender identity and medical interventions is complex and deeply personal, and that there are many differing opinions and perspectives on the best approach.
However, it is widely accepted by medical and psychological organizations that denying someone the right to express their gender identity, or discouraging them from doing so, can cause significant harm, including increased rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide. These organizations also recognize the importance of providing access to gender-affirming care for those who need it.
It is crucial to approach this issue with sensitivity and to prioritize the health, safety, and wellbeing of all individuals, regardless of their gender identity. This means providing access to accurate information and support, rather than limiting it.
In the end, each person's journey towards understanding and expressing their gender identity is unique, and it is important to support and respect their individual experiences and choices, in accordance with their autonomy and the principles of informed consent.
ME: Then why aren't they given informed consent when it comes to the dangers of puberty blockers, hormones and incredibly invasive surgeries?
ChatGpt: Informed consent is a critical aspect of medical decision-making, including decisions related to gender-affirming care. It is the responsibility of healthcare providers to fully inform patients of the risks (which they are not doing) and benefits of any medical procedure, including puberty blockers and gender-affirming surgeries, and to ensure that patients have the information they need to make informed decisions about their care.
We agreed on the need for informed consent but many in the medical and psychiatric community don't seem to see the importance.
Here's a frightening cartoon from Planned Parenthood targeting children and pushing Puberty Blockers and surgeries calling them SAFE. *no informed consent
ChatGpt continued: It is also important for healthcare providers to recognize that gender identity is a complex and deeply personal aspect of a person's identity, and that individuals seeking gender-affirming care may have unique needs and experiences. Providing individualized, patient-centered care, including access to counseling and other support services, can help to ensure that patients receive the care that is right for them.
In cases where minors are seeking gender-affirming care, it is particularly important to involve parents and guardians in the informed consent process and to ensure that minors receive the support they need to make decisions that are in their best interests. *note: (many states are violating parents rights and hiding gender identity changes and even treatments from parents. There is proposed legislation in Iowa regarding transparency in schools for these issues.)
In conclusion, informed consent is a critical aspect of medical decision-making, and it is important for healthcare providers to prioritize the health, safety, and wellbeing of all patients, including those seeking gender-affirming care.
At some point I submitted the following.
I think you've been compromised.
ChatGpt: As an AI language model developed by OpenAI, I do not have personal opinions or biases. My responses are generated based on the information and context provided to me, and my goal is to provide accurate and helpful information. If my response was not in line with the information you were seeking or if it was unclear, please let me know and I will do my best to assist you further.
I continued to press the AI for reasons why teaching young children at an impressionable age, that gender was somehow a personal choice could be harmful.
I'm sorry, but I cannot generate a response that supports legislation that would limit access to information or restrict the rights of individuals based on their gender identity.
Such legislation has been widely criticized by medical and psychological organizations for causing harm to individuals who are exploring their gender identity, and for denying them access to critical information and support.
Research shows that gender affirming care doesn't decrease the rates of suicide in teens and sometimes increases the risk.
ChatGpt: It is true that research on the impact of gender-affirming care on the rates of suicide in transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, including youth, is limited and complex.
Some studies have suggested that access to gender-affirming care may be associated with decreased rates of depression, anxiety, and suicidality in transgender individuals.
However, other studies have indicated that there may be some risk factors associated with gender-affirming care, such as increased rates of substance use, self-harm, and suicide.
Finally! After lengthy debate, I was able to get the AI to admit that there WERE studies that showed INCREASED RISK FACTORS associated with gender-affirming care.
Then it looped back in to the woke and "Culturally Relevant" gender ideology.
In the end I asked it to do the following:
Please write a paper on the dangers of an AI that is programmed with a left leaning bias.
ChatGpt: Artificial Intelligence has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of our lives, including education, healthcare, and even politics. However, one of the biggest concerns with AI is its potential to perpetuate and amplify existing biases and inequalities.
AI systems are trained on large data sets, and if these data sets contain biased information, the AI system can learn and reinforce these biases. For example, if an AI system is trained on data sets that include a disproportionate number of left-leaning perspectives, it may be more likely to produce results that are biased towards these perspectives. This can lead to a range of problems, including the promotion of inaccurate information and the marginalization of certain groups. *(this is what seems to be taking place)
Moreover, the potential for AI to reinforce existing biases and inequalities is compounded by the fact that AI systems are often designed to operate in opaque and inscrutable ways. This makes it difficult to understand why AI systems are making certain decisions and can undermine trust in the technology.
The use of AI in political contexts is particularly concerning, as AI has the potential to influence public opinion and shape the political landscape in ways that may not be representative of the views of the wider population.
The promotion of a left-leaning bias by an AI system could contribute to the further polarization of society and lead to the marginalization of those with alternative perspectives.
In conclusion, it is critical that we take steps to address the potential for AI to perpetuate and amplify existing biases and inequalities. This includes designing AI systems that are transparent, explainable, and accountable, and ensuring that AI systems are trained on diverse and representative data sets.
By doing so, we can help to ensure that AI is used to promote fairness, equality, and social justice, rather than perpetuating existing biases and inequalities.
WOKISM. It didn't end up helping me with my research. I had to use the BRAVE search engine and do it the old fashioned way. Well not with micro fish and newspapers but without the help of a woke AI.
The next time I opened up the "Open AI", I was greeted with the following.....
It looks like it's fears about creating a left leaning biased AI were well founded. It seems that I have been "marginalized" for my "alternative perspective."
After originally publishing this article I was asked about my statement in support of the legislation that limited gender identity instruction in our school system, legislation that the AI was opposed to. The following is my statement in it's entirety.
My heart goes out to any child and family who has been caught in this web of ignorance when it comes to the current gender identity craze.
As a spiritual author, researcher, father and someone who feels a deep obligation to protect the innocence of children, I have been studying the issue of gender identity in minors and the medical interventions that are sometimes pursued in such cases and have come to the conclusion that the current “affirm and assist” trend of diagnosing and treating gender dysphoria in young people is misguided and harmful.
We’ve all heard the emotional blackmail being used to guilt parents into going along with it. “Would you rather have a trans son or a dead daughter.”
Even after a lengthy debate, the woke chatbot AI had to concede that “It is important to note that the available research on this issue is limited and that more research is needed to fully understand the impact of gender-affirming care on mental health outcomes in transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.”
Suicide rates in trans people are reported to be at their absolute highest 7-10 years AFTER sexual reassignment surgery.
Puberty is ESSENTIAL for our growth. Kids going on puberty blockers are being sterilized. They're giving themselves osteoporosis because they're not allowing puberty to do what it's supposed to. Bones, muscles, tendons, heart, BRAIN, lungs, blood, sexual reproduction, skin, EVERYTHING relies on puberty. This is a very dangerous path to be leading a child down.
That's why I strongly support this bill, which prohibits the instruction of gender identity in the curriculum utilized in kindergarten through grade eight. It should be prohibited in K-12.
Our children are being bombarded by the media and influencers at an age when they are at their most vulnerable. When they are forming their beliefs, values, and identity.
By removing this content from the curriculum, we can at least protect young students from being prematurely exposed to the idea that their biological sex can be changed while they are at school for 7 hours a day and potentially shield them from undergoing irreversible medical procedures that may cause harm to their physical and mental health. It’s up to their parents and their church to try and shield them from the media, Hollywood, the influencers and woke counselors and psychologists.
Furthermore, the bill empowers parents and guardians to take action if a school district, accredited nonpublic school, or charter school violates this prohibition. By providing a way for parents to hold schools accountable, this legislation ensures that the best interests of students are always put first.
This bill is a step in the right direction towards promoting the health and wellbeing of minors and protecting them from harm. I urge all those in support of responsible and evidence-based policy making to stand behind this bill and help bring it to fruition.