Any genuine understanding of the impact AI will have (and is having) on humanity must begin with Girard.
Transhumanists and other anti-human exceptionalists have been arguing of late that artificial-intelligence machines are destined to become so sophisticated that they will become “self-aware.”
Believe it or not, many officially smart people think that (1) we are just computers made of meat, (2) computers will soon become conscious, or (3) both.
The human eye is for seeing, whether or not it has any effect on genetics. However, this common-sense view has a problem.
Rather than get all caught up in esoteric musing, I suggest an entry level test for determining whether an entity has any moral value.