When their son was ten months old, a psychologist couple decided to raise him alongside a baby female chimpanzee, for research purposes.
Today we take it for granted that children are special beings who require special care and attention. But it was not always so.
We’re told that applying a precautionary principle to protecting gestating babies is transphobic and akin to eugenics.
Singer first claims that should an AI ever become “sentient,” turning it off would be akin to killing a being with the highest moral value.
“The calyx appeared,” says Dr. Rob Raphael. A more magical explanation could hardly be fabricated.