New religions aren’t necessarily founded already knowing that that is what they are destined to become.
In the first chapter, Behe the Darwin skeptic throws a curve ball. The neo-Darwinian mechanism did create the polar bear from the brown bear, he announces.
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?”
“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.”
It’s the quality of vision that’s most painfully lacking in our intellectual and moral leaders, not merely diverse or polymathic knowledge