I think this story should affect the way we look at the moral value of frozen IVF embryos.
“If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI that improves and replicates itself. This will be a new form of life which outperforms humans,” warns Stephen Hawking.
Neuroscientist Patricia Churchland cites Prairie Voles to illustrate how chemical processes inform morality. Prairie Voles with a greater number of oxytocin receptors were monogamous while those with fewer such receptors were not.
Mathematician and medical image maker Alexander Tsiaras offers a stunning visualization.