Is artificial intelligence at a tipping point, with AGI ready to appear in real time? Or is AGI more like many other themes of science fiction?
Idols are always frauds because they substitute a lesser for a greater, demanding reverence for the lesser at the expense of the greater.
Historically the unfathomable subtleties of our terrestrial environment have been viewed as in and of themselves empirical markers for design.
Part of the difficulty with arriving at a satisfactory theory for the Star stems from a compartmentalized approach.
I can identify with the last paragraph, in the context of my own different religious tradition, with certain other difference as well.