Ethical Considerations while prompting and ChatGPT Limitations

Mukul Pathak
7 min readFeb 20, 2024

Part 5 of “Prompt Engineering is all you need”

We need to be careful about what we ask for, making sure we don’t accidentally cause harm or spread wrong info, just like Superman has to be careful not to use his strength in the wrong way. We’re going to look at how to craft our questions to ChatGPT so we get helpful, fair, and safe answers back. It’s all about guiding ChatGPT to be the best it can be, in the same way Superman learns to use his incredible powers for good, making sure he’s helping and not hurting people. Just like Superman’s training is about more than just flying around and lifting heavy stuff, talking to ChatGPT is about more than just asking questions; it’s about how we ask them to make sure we’re using this powerful tool responsibly.

Ethical Prompt Crafting

When crafting prompts for AI, especially in the context of conversational models like ChatGPT, it’s crucial to consider a range of ethical considerations to ensure responsible use and interaction. These considerations help in mitigating risks, respecting privacy, and fostering positive outcomes. Here are key ethical aspects to keep in mind:

1. Respect for Privacy