Remember the admonition of C.S. Lewis: “If men had postponed the search for knowledge and beauty until they were secure, the search would never have begun.”
I have to admit the event was kind of dull compared with the Behe debate. But Josh gave a nice presentation with AI/consciousness basics.
Razzle-dazzle them. That’s what good carney pitchmen do to sell their wares. So do assisted-suicide advocates.
One scenario involves a first human pair created from scratch — Adam and Eve, as many traditional religious believers would have it.
The scientists call heat shock proteins “nature’s ‘first responders’ to cellular stress.”