The strength of the intelligent design explanation for life lies in its full-orbed ability to address all aspects of life.
Efforts to relate insect to human consciousness are doomed because the distinguishing features of human consciousness are abstract thinking and moral choice.
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.
Obviously, life begins at conception. With the fusion of the sperm and the egg, a new human life begins.
The excitement is the prospect of better understanding and treatment of dementia, autism, and motor neuron disease (ALS).