There’s no danger of computers ruling us, but there is a peril in employing them to greatly magnify the impact of our own errors.
Reproduction is the most fundamental characteristic of life. We see it happen everywhere, so we may feel there is nothing “unnatural” about it.
The standard evolutionary model is incapable of driving major transformations such as a fish evolving into an amphibian.
As Denyse O’Leary asks, “Why is it comparatively easy to develop a program to play chess, as opposed to teaching a robot to walk freely?”
Darwin’s evolutionary mechanism is just a blunt recipe, an algorithm, and it can only select what is immediately functional.