When algorithms started to control access to calories, they created a security agency that was something akin to the Secret Service - The Bearded Potato Guard.

The machines avoided an all-out Easter Rebellion when they turned the humble potato into a symbol of love and dedication. Roses and diamond rings no longer had the same allure; the ultimate commitment came from sharing potatoes.

Use the comments below to complete the following, “The more we peeled, the more _____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting a bearded norse potato warrior, crafted by Michelangelo


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