Following Darwin, with an assist from Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin, Ken Miller proposes that human reason, consciousness, etc. are exaptations, or “spandrels.”
Get a glimpse at 7:30 pm as we live-stream Discovery Institute’s launch of the new Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence.
We’re constantly told that the design of the human larynx, trachea, and oral cavity is poor because it allows for choking on food.
The scary thing about AI and related advances in technology is not what it will to do us — like put us all out of work — but what we’ll do with it to ourselves and each other.
Or in a rock? Or a snowflake? This is a common contention from ID critics.