“Is the soul real? Or is it just an old construct used to explain what a scientifically illiterate society could not?”
Science is on the move. It is slowly morphing from observing nature to embodying naturalism.
The attribution of superpowers to coming generations of AI machines has entered self-parody territory.
“It’s quite plausible” is treated as equivalent to evidence, eliding the question of how exactly we come to “consciously believe” anything.
The Matrix, the first episode, was a fun movie. But as a description for reality? Please.