Interestingly Yours

( Written for Reena’s Xploration Challenge #296 posted on Sep 7, 2023)

Fiction in the time of fake news-

Will lead to “The end of imagination” since fake news shall have all the imaginations.

Letters in the time of instant messaging-

                 What will then happen to “Things that Can and Cannot be said“, delicate enough not to be captured in messaging.

                  Books in the time of apps-

will be unthinkable like “The Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire“, an absurd thought.

Lies in the post-truth era

shall become a part of “The cost of living” as day today affairs.

Human proficiency in ChatGPT era-

will either make humans “The God of small things” or demon of crudest things?

Freedom in the times of listening devices –

Will it not be something like “Listening to Grasshoppers“?

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #296

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Weekly prompt #296

A phrase by Arundhati Roy (winner of the Booker Prize for fiction in 1997) caught my attention –

Fiction in the time of fake news.

I coined a few of my own inspired by it.

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13 thoughts on “Interestingly Yours

  1. You made the “shape of the beast” hover on the horizon of “Power Politics” before “The Algebra of Infinite Justice” could take us to the “Ministry of Utmost Happiness.”

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