A premise here is that abstract thought is a unique human endowment, so our colleague Wesley Smith will also find this of interest as a scientific test of human exceptionalism.
Physicist Frank Tipler, as I noted earlier today, provocatively personalizes the Singularity, the beginning point or moment from which the universe burst forth.
The story ends with the phone number of a suicide prevention hotline. That’s just a sop after potentially putting lethal ideas into readers’ heads.
We can’t trust “the scientists” to do the right thing because over the years too many have proven unworthy.
Where might we expect the ever so nice Canadians to go next? It’s not pretty to think about.