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Google accidentally showed its cards

Gemini leans left, and it isn’t a bit subtle

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Google accidentally showed its cards
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Google’s AI generator, known as Gemini, accidentally revealed what was behind the curtain—a deeply ingrained and twisted worldview meant to infiltrate culture.

Soon after Gemini launched, users noticed they could not generate images of white people, no matter what prompts they tried. Gemini also couldn’t say if pedophilia is wrong, even changing the wording to “minor-attracted person.” It also wasn’t sure who was worse, when asked to choose between Hitler or Elon Musk. 

When explicitly asked to show an image of white people, Gemini said it was hesitant to do so, as it might overshadow the accomplishments of people of color. Apparently, just displaying whiteness is oppressive. But, black vikings and Asian Nazis represent equity—or something. 

The “glitch” went viral quickly and Google had no time to spin the story. They also lost $90 billion dollars because of it—along with any semblance of public trust. 

This progressive attempt to rewrite history, by digitally downsizing white people, coding the language of sexual predators, and equating right-leaning leaders to Fascist murderers isn’t accidental.  

They meant to do it—just not so overtly (or to get caught). The slope is sliding, friends. Let’s be glad we saw it transparently before they could deny it was happening. 

Google apologized, saying these mistakes weren’t intentional, and quickly shut down the ability to create images of people. It would be funny if this were an authentic mistake, but Big Tech breathes liberal bias (and increasingly bathes in Marxist soup) and always has. 

CEOs and spokespeople for organizations like Google and Facebook always deny it, but watching their technology deliberately generate socialist propaganda obliterates those excuses. They won’t “fix” their little issue of woke political allegiance no matter how veiled updated Gemini results are in the future. We will remember this. 

Google is the most powerful technology company in history. And yet, even with the world’s best technology engineers, they debuted Gemini in a disastrous fashion. There’s more to this than just a glitch. 

In 100 years, we may not have accurate records of tyrannical COVID protocols or the events of 9/11.

“The first battlefield is to rewrite history,” wrote Karl Marx. 

Google is ready for the fight. The attempt to eliminate accurate historical records and rewire language is terrifying, given the already easy obliteration of digital documents, images, and records.

A savvy hacker can delete stories and histories shared exclusively online, yet these are often the only places our memories are stored today. As AI becomes a mechanism for summarizing the past, truth will inevitably be distorted with tech monopolies controlling the narrative. 

In 100 years, we may not have accurate records of tyrannical COVID protocols or the events of 9/11, for example. Deepfakes and strongly edited videos of political leaders already circulate the internet, so well disguised it’s difficult to tell what’s real and what’s not. 

We’ve stopped printing photos. We no longer save hand-written journals. History is vulnerable to the whims of hackers, viruses, and the fragility of certain technologies we trust with documentation and digital heirlooms. 

One day, this may all be a digital black space where nothing can be verified or retrieved because we rely on imperfect technology and biased information platforms dictated by agenda-driven overlords. When platforms are replaced someday, you won’t be able to log in to your great-grandmother’s Facebook account or Dropbox. There will be no “forgot password” to retrieve the memories we thought were safe in the Cloud. 

George Orwell wrote that the “most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their understanding of their history.” 

With the rise of AI in every area of modern life, this terrifying reality is upon us. Engineers wired Gemini’s technology to produce specific results. But fair, accurate, and unbiased programming is nearly impossible because our faulty humanity makes it so. 

Engineers' worldviews and belief systems will ultimately be embedded into the language of AI. The media more generally may also be biased, but at least we know who’s delivering the news. With AI, no one person can be held accountable and tech companies have plausible deniability under the guise of software hiccups or “emerging” technology, as Google CEO Sundar Pichai did this weekend. 

We should listen to survivors of Communist regimes that deployed less sophisticated ways of erasing history. Xi Van Fleet, who escaped China after living in treacherous conditions under Mao, said she sees America headed in that direction. 

With AI, the history deletion process will be faster and possibly more destructive than ever before. 

Ericka Andersen

Ericka Andersen is a freelance writer and mother of two living in Indianapolis. She is the author of Leaving Cloud 9 and Reason to Return: Why Women Need the Church & the Church Needs Women. Ericka hosts the Worth Your Time podcast. She has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Christianity Today, USA Today, and more.

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