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  • Grimes posted a video on TikTok Wednesday claiming artificial intelligence was "the fastest path to communism"
  • The singer added that "if implemented correctly," AI could "theoretically solve for abundance"
  • Fans were left confused by her video, which has since gone viral on social media

Grimes left fans baffled Wednesday after claiming on TikTok that artificial intelligence (AI) could help create a communist utopia.

In her TikTok video, Elon Musk's girlfriend explained why she considers AI the "fastest path to communism" and something that could lead to "genuine equality."

"I have a proposition for the Communists," Grimes, 33, said while standing in a front of a giant Manga drawing. "So, typically, most of the Communists I know are not big fans of AI. But, if you think about it, AI is actually the fastest path to communism."

According to the Canadian singer, "if implemented correctly," AI could "theoretically solve for abundance."

"Like, we could totally get to a situation where nobody has to work, everybody is provided for with a comfortable state of being, comfortable living," the musical artist, whose real name is Claire Boucher, continued. "AI could automate all the farming, weed out systemic corruption, thereby bringing us to, as close as possible, genuine equality."

Grimes went on to claim that AI can provide "everything everybody loves about communism, but without the collective farm."

"'Cause, let’s be real, enforced farming is really not a vibe," she concluded.

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A.I. Is the fastest path to communism #ai #communism #farming

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Grimes' TikTok has gone viral, garnering over 1.6 million views, 182,000 likes and 22,000 comments as of writing.

Twitter users had mixed reactions to Grimes' take on AI and communism, with some criticizing the artist over her rant while others were simply confused.

"i can't imagine taking grimes's opinions on economic systems seriously when she decided to marry elon musk lol," one Twitter user wrote.

Another tweeted, "grimes just posted a new tiktok talking about communism n how artificial intelligence is good [skull emoji] there’s nothing i can do for her."

"grimes getting into communism discourse on tiktok when their man is mayor of capitalism kinda kills me," another wrote.

A fourth person tweeted, "Why is GRIMES of all people talking about communism on tik tok in front of a berserk manga panel."

Musk and Grimes Elon Musk and Grimes attend the Costume Institute Benefit at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018, in New York City. Photo: Getty Images/Taylor Hill