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An extension of my earlier idea the Bullshit Canary which I never verbalised or wrote down anywhere, merely thought about. This is better.
An autonomous service which continually looks out for and
spots the core essence of what might turn out to be a
persistent narrative of any kind. It shows visually, aurally
and perhaps using other senses such as well-being, smell
and humour, the presence and strength of developing
and their interrelationships.
After a narrative has taken hold people generally start to
baseline it and believe it as if it is true, or disbelieve it as
if those others consider it true when everybody knows it is
false and therefore must be fought against. If people saw
how narratives form and become material and real, theyd
possibly be more detached in their perspective and life all
around would be a lot nicer.
The Narrative Canary simply demonstrates or shows or
makes evident by ongoing language network analysis
whether meme-like tendencies are surfacing. At a smaller
more granular level itd simply show coining or re-usage of
new words or word configurations. At this higher level it
spots an overall narrative of idea and makes it evident
without having a news medium be influenced by it and
operate through the shape of it, let alone try to explain it
in an unbiased manner.
||at any point does it fall off its perch, yearn for the fiords and become deceased, a canary no more?
||At todays rate, probably every day
||//makes it evident without having a news medium be
influenced by it//
||Right-oh. I mean, it's not as if news media will be looking to
see what new narrative the canary has found, so that they can
be the first to media-ify it.
||Perhaps what's needed is a Silent Narrative Canary, that
notices the emerging narrative but keeps schtum.
||What if someone tries to narrate something that's true? Will the
canary get in the way?
||Will the canary sing a "narrative" when one is found? I love
the song of the canary. I could listen to a narrative all day if
||Is the story then relayed to a parrot?