A Google engineer claims a chatbot meditates, believes itself to have a soul, has emotions like fear, and enjoys reading.
Stephen Meyer offers but does not seek to compel the choice to affirm a transcendent origin of the universe.
“The heresy of heresies was common sense,” Orwell writes. “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
The ELIZA program, acting as a Rogerian therapist, simply mirrors back to the human what the human says.
Children with gender dysphoria need help. But transgender treatments for them are not based on good evidence.