Transhumanism, the Lazy Way to Human “Improvement”
Peter Clarke claims that I was “clearly fearmongering,” but then admits, “this depiction is fairly accurate.” Okay, then.
A Positive, Useful Discussion of Human Exceptionalism … On the Internet? Yes!
Not all humans can be concert pianists. Some humans can’t speak or get out of a wheelchair or remember their daughter’s name anymore. Here we enter into moral and ethical issues.
Human Computation — A “Practical Application” of Intelligent Design
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?”
Dembski: Descartes Understood the Limits of Artificial Intelligence
The new Bradley Center for Natural & Artificial Intelligence is deeply informed by the work of William Dembski.
Human Exceptionalism — An Evolutionary Dilemma
Following Darwin, with an assist from Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin, Ken Miller proposes that human reason, consciousness, etc. are exaptations, or “spandrels.”