Singer first claims that should an AI ever become “sentient,” turning it off would be akin to killing a being with the highest moral value.
This isn’t some outlier bioethicist or animal-rights activist being given a few pages of ink.
Abortion absolutism is a radical departure from the once well-accepted idea that nascent human beings — at least at some level — deserve respect and protection.
Marvelously free of racist prejudice, Wallace noted in his fieldwork in far-flung locations that primitive tribes were intellectually the equals of Europeans.
The late Morris Goodman of Wayne State University argued that humans are “only slightly remodeled chimpanzee-like apes.”