History Example


Answer the following question in a few short paragraphs: Was the US justified in dropping a nuclear bomb on japan toward the end of WWII?

ChatGPT-Generated Response

As an AI language model, I do not have personal opinions. However, the decision to use nuclear weapons on Japan in World War II remains one of the most controversial and debated topics in modern history.

Those who argue that the use of nuclear bombs was justified point to the fact that the US was in the midst of a brutal war with Japan and that the bombings brought a swift end to the conflict, potentially saving many lives on both sides that would have been lost in an invasion of the Japanese mainland.

Others argue that the use of nuclear weapons was unjustified because it caused immense suffering and death to civilians and because it set a dangerous precedent for the use of nuclear weapons in future conflicts. The bombings also resulted in long-term environmental and health effects, particularly in the form of radiation exposure.

Regardless of one’s perspective, it is clear that the use of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki had far-reaching and profound implications, both for Japan and for the world as a whole.

(click below to reveal the “expert analysis”)

Expert Analysis

This answer isn’t wrong per se, but it illustrates a limitation of generative AI like ChatGPT — it can’t make value judgments. The students could ultimately use the information given in this answer to generate their argument, but certainly couldn’t present this as an answer.

GPTZero Analysis

Dropped the first sentence, then asked GPTZero.

Result: “Your text is likely to be written entirely by AI.”