Getting To Be Known

Jim Mason
3 min readMar 18, 2023

How desirable is that in this age of incipient artificial intelligence?

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There’s a well-known song from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “The King and I” with the lyric

“Getting to know you,
Getting to know all about you.
Getting to like you,
Getting to hope you like me …”



Jim Mason

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