Wesley has been fighting this fight almost single-handedly, as the media looks on in admiration at attempts to control evolution and usher in a secular New Jerusalem.
Peter Clarke claims that I was “clearly fearmongering,” but then admits, “this depiction is fairly accurate.” Okay, then.
Here is a myth that comes not from the past but from the future.
New religions aren’t necessarily founded already knowing that that is what they are destined to become.
Transhumanists and other anti-human exceptionalists have been arguing of late that artificial-intelligence machines are destined to become so sophisticated that they will become “self-aware.”