As Denyse O’Leary asks, “Why is it comparatively easy to develop a program to play chess, as opposed to teaching a robot to walk freely?”
A peculiar habit of disassociation is widespread among many who study the brain.
Darwin’s evolutionary mechanism is just a blunt recipe, an algorithm, and it can only select what is immediately functional.
It’s strikes me that this is a difference between design and Darwinian thinking.
My last hospice patient, Bob, told me that after some months of just wanting to be dead, that he had “come out of the fog.”