The failure to understand the gulf that separates humans from animals, and humans from machines, is a source of confusion to rival almost any other.
“It is the obscurity of AI that most impairs liberty. We do not know what is being done to us or even what is being done by us.”
“The real worry,” Dembski says, “isn’t that we’ll raise machines to our level, but that we’ll lower humanity to the level of machines.”
“Creativity is not going to be rendered obsolete, but AI is going to transform our economy profoundly. And the inflection point is now.”
if we are wholly matter, and matter is wholly governed by physical law, there is no room for free will.