Egnor: “If we are living in a computer simulation, we couldn’t think to ask the question.”
The Center for Science & Culture and the Bradley Center for Natural & Artificial Intelligence share more than the commonality of being sponsored by Discovery Institute.
Dreams of god-like immortality achieved through uploading the mind have a serious drawback, one among others. A computer operates algorithmically, strictly so, whereas the mind does not.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.
Here’s a collection of short news items of interest from the animal and human worlds.