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Jay Richards: Machines Aren’t Us, and They Aren’t Replacing Us

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On a new episode of ID the Future, Robert Crowther talks with Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow Jay Richards about Richards’s new book The Human Advantage: The Future of American Work in an Age of Smart Machines.

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Science fiction tantalizes us — and pundits terrorize us — with images of intelligent machines taking over for humans. Really taking over, as in replacing us. Some thinkers even say that’s just the next phase, since we’re machines ourselves. Jay Richards explains how that’s wrong, and why there’s a lot more to hope for than to fear in our future with our new smart machines.

Image credit: Stevebidmead, via Pixabay.

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