"Rudder's Ruse" by Sardonic Poet
Introducing ChatGPT: a language-based AI that interprets my poetry. I requested it to respond as a CONTRARIAN. Why? To represent the demographic that will NOT like my poetry. Why? Bigger audience.
Nuance wants to be subtle…to quell fears sprouting an annoying rebuttal.
Nuance wants a life sentence…being caught with bias owes the victor repentance.
Nuance wants to be an architect…the blueprint of debate, inspires scholars to genuflect.
Nuance wants exclusive rights…to shape needs to succeed, fancy words feed the herd of suburban knights.
Nuance hates liberal use…eroding its cache, weakening a fragile truce.
Nuance hates bipartisan bait…a tool for snobs, serving the poor promises to sedate.
Nuance hates lies…definitions are a recipe for the truths we chastise.
Nuance hates wants…they are not needs, to serve the poor, honouring dying deeds.
ChatGPT's response as a contrarian:
As a contrarian, one might interpret this poem as promoting the opposite of nuance. Rather than valuing subtlety and complexity, they might argue for simplicity and clarity. They might view the pursuit of nuance as an unnecessary complication, and criticize those who use fancy language to impress others. Instead, they might argue for more straightforward communication that is accessible to all. They might also reject the idea that nuance is necessary for successful debate, and argue that a clear and concise argument is more effective. Finally, they might reject the idea that nuance is a virtue in and of itself, and instead argue that it is only valuable in service of concrete goals and needs.