Ignoring scientific discoveries, as it did in the Galileo trial, Church doctrine reaches erroneous moral conclusions.
Yes, for two main reasons. First, people are rapidly displacing wildlife species across the globe, initiating a mass extinction event.
Turing was born into a world that was very different, culturally and technologically, yet his contribution has never been more important.
The curves of population growth and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere since 1880 almost precisely follow each other.
AI will be the pivotal technology in achieving this progress. We have a moral imperative to realize this promise while controlling the peril.
Unless pro-choice advocates reclaim the moral high ground, there is every reason to fear that abortion will become inaccessible in the U.S.
There is little reluctance to consider implants for somebody who is paralysed or has lost a limb. So what about implants in normal people?
We are at one of the most exciting moments in history. At no other time has the distance between imagination and creation been so narrow.
There are endless instantiations of moral, compassionate, and kind acts that are committed by atheists.
AI is potentially the Holy Grail of all inventions, and it will bear the seeds of our own morals, idiosyncrasies, and prejudices.