Robert Marks: Materialism and the AI Delusion
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.
Progress in Defining “Being Alive”
I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
Richards: False Prophecies of a Robotic Future Are Based on a False Darwinian Premise
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.
Small Wonders: Scientists Reveal the Secrets of Amazing Little Insects and Crustaceans
It often seems that the closer you need to look, the greater the wonder. It’s as if someone set it there to hide, waiting for us.
From Materialists, More Reductio ad Absurdum
Quite honestly, I think we should be grateful to people like Coyne and Hawking, who carry materialism to its logical conclusions.