I was part of the creative team behind the project. So what is the idea behind that masked hacker, anyhow?
This is fascinating stuff that flies in the face of the viewpoint treasured and defended by prestige academia and the mainstream media.
Since humans are only the “result of purposeless, as-yet-unidentified physical phenomena,” machine are not in any way blocked from becoming what we are and much, much more.
I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
The rejoinder to this way of thinking, which Jay Richards expresses with wonderful concision, is that humans possess a unique capacity forever setting us apart from machines.