The Nuclear Option: How The Guilt-For-Profit Industry Will Destroy Us All

  1. Tech profit incentives incline or direct every accusation of every values transgression towards guilt. This is the dynamic. Acquittals mean an end to the debate over guilt or innocence, therefore an end to engagement. Those that program algorithms reward behaviors that promote engagement. Innocence, when it’s widely agreed upon, disengages people. Guilt scenarios engage people, as do highly contested guilt vs. innocence scenarios.
  2. Some that are guilty are accused, therefore the inclination towards guilt ends in a fair outcome for some.
  3. Some that are accused are not guilty, therefore the inclination towards guilt ends in an unfair outcome for some.

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