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Technological developments have long been at the heart of many societal fears. Breakthroughs like nuclear energy and even WiFi ignited many people’s imaginations, leading them to believe that these things meant to make life easier would instead end the world as they knew it.
An entire genre of fiction and film exploring dystopian societies or alternate universes has added fuel to the fire encompassing technological fears, especially those surrounding the once-futuristic artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Technology very well may have ended life as it was once known, but any net-positive societal advancement, such as electricity and vaccines, can claim the same.
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People will always fear what they don’t know or understand,
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