Douglas Hofstadter argued in much the same vein as Henry Markham, that the brain can be understand in rules-bound machine terms.
“It is the obscurity of AI that most impairs liberty. We do not know what is being done to us or even what is being done by us.”
Henry Kissinger has sounded an alarm over AI, and raises questions about machine ethics and the possibility that humans may learn we’re not so special after all.
AI is about statistical processing, not budding consciousness.
Any genuine understanding of the impact AI will have (and is having) on humanity must begin with Girard.