The personal, communicative nature of storytelling rules out AI as a legitimate author. It can’t intend meaning.
In reality, programmers don’t leave souls out of robots because they don’t find them useful; they simply and obviously have no idea how to insert them.
Would living forever in a utopian technological society really be as great as the transhumanists insist?
Some evolutionists still don’t get it. You can’t design something for a purpose and call it Darwinism.
Some of the panicky AI-will-take-over-the-world talk grows out of seductive optics — that is, the AI packaging.