Is ChatGPT a Cognitive Agent?

Jim Mason
1 min readMar 3

If so, what are its intentions?

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Fundamental to our human use of language, like all of our actions, are our intentions: Why we say and write what we do to our listeners and readers. We attempt to modify their own cognition and behavior in some ways — by informing, questioning, requesting, commanding, persuading, entertaining, confusing, deterring them, and so on.

Jim Mason

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