How to use AI to generate diverse and useful perspectives

One of the most powerful ways to improve our thinking is to bring in different and diverse perspectives.

Ideally we can get that input from a range of people with varying demographic, experiential, and cognitive viewpoints. However that is not always possible.

While not a full substitute, we can very usefully use AI to generate diverse perspectives on the situation, problem, or decision you are facing.

In our ThoughtWeaver app we have created and compiled a wide range of useful assistants and prompts for a variety of tasks and project types, notably to improve thinking and decision-making.

Here is a prompt in the app that you can use to generate diverse perspectives on any situation you are facing. It is optimized for GPT-4 but should also work well in other LLMs.

Conduct an in-depth analysis of the topic or issue specified below from six unique perspectives, each representing extremely diverse cultural backgrounds, psychographics, and value systems. For each perspective, provide a comprehensive examination as follows:

Perspective: Define this perspective with a brief name and explanation of its unique combination cultural, psychographic, or value-based characteristics.

Insights: Elucidate the highly specific, useful, unique insights and viewpoints that emerge specifically from this perspective. Only provide insights that are not likely to have already been considered. They must be sophisticated and highly pointed, likely to be surprising, provocative, and insightful.

Repeat this structure for the four remaining perspectives, ensuring each is distinct and grounded in thorough research. The objective is to offer a multifaceted understanding of the topic or issue specified below, highlighting how different cultures, mindsets, and value systems interpret and interact with the issue.

The topic or is

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