In this vision, thanks to AI, work is to become an obsolete concept as we all sit around on the beach collecting a monthly paycheck from the government.
Reducing the stature and dignity of human beings to that of animals is the whole project of Darwinism or materialism, whatever you want to call it, in a nutshell.
It’s the quality of vision that’s most painfully lacking in our intellectual and moral leaders, not merely diverse or polymathic knowledge
There’s no doubt that the confrontation with Darwinian evolution in the 19th century stole much of the confidence of traditional faith leaders.
The men who translated Marxism into practical political terms in the form of Soviet terror were evolutionary thinkers.