( 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“?
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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.
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