Your argument supports if not outright proves the underlying problem of the ChatBot revolution. Students use it to hide. To efface themselves vis a vis an authorless text.

Too many folks scold such students as cheaters. Fair enough. But the deeper problem is that these tools encourage students to forget (or maybe they never knew this) that excellence--at least in the humanities--depends upon the singularity of one’s mind one’s questions one’s voice.

I actually told students, “if you want to succeed at anything you’ll need to make an impression. To standout. Otherwise you’re no more valuable than another version of Google.” But they are not getting this message enough. Sad and scary

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