Quotes From Books: Lathe Of Heaven

Ursula K. Le Guin: Lathe Of Heaven

Artifical Intelligence (or rather stochastic parrot stupidity) is able to do some work, but then programmers will be needed to provide new input and analysts to categorize new, unknown data:

In the hall Atwood passed him, coming from the research wards, red-eyed and tousled from a night of monitoring sleepers’ EEC’s; the computers did a lot of that now, but there were still tunes an unprogrammed mind was needed.

Power carries hunger for more power or “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely”:

The quality of the will to power is, precisely, growth. Achievement is its cancellation. To be, the will to power must increase with each fulfillment, making the fulfillment only a step to a further one. The vaster the power gained, the vaster the appetite for more.

Also check some older quotes from the books I have read.

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