Dreams of achieving immortality by having your consciousness uploaded, merging man and computer in the predicted 2045 “Singularity,” are just that — dreams.
These AI champions are appealing to the Software of the Gaps, a secular cousin of the God of the Gaps.
First principles matter, and those of transhumanism and Christianity could not be more contradictory.
Curiously, Tyson has a future, quasi-religious myth of his own to promote: personal immortality through futuristic technology.
New religions, including one centered on Artificial Intelligence, follow a stereotyped pattern.