If what separates us from other animals were material in nature, material alone, then perhaps we could look to a material process for an explanation.
In their own scientific research, psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger have offered the Dunning-Kruger effect.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.
Archenemy sounds a little…obsessive.
There are fundamental, unbridgeable chasms on either side, animal and machine. The capacity for creativity, for one thing, stands permanently outside the reach of algorithms.