Artificial Intelligencethe Soul or the Cyborg Melinda Mileon November 14, 2012 INF 103
Which is better?• There are many people in the world who believe in God, and then there are many people in the world who believe in science, who’s to know which is better or correct.
The Kurzweil-Gelernter DebateDavid Gelernter Ray Kurzweil • Sometimes people describe • Mastering human emotion spirituality—to move finally to the and human language is really last topic—as a feeling of oneness key to the Turing test, which with the universe or a universal has held up as our exemplary flow through the mind, a particular assessment of whether or not mode of thought and style of a non-biological intelligence thought. In principle, you could get has achieved human levels a computer to do that. But people of intelligence. And as we who strike me as spiritual describe build machines that can spirituality as a physical need or interact with us better and want. My soul thirsteth for God, for really master human the living God, as the Book of intelligence, that’s going to Psalm says. Can we build a robot be the frontier. with a physical need for a non- physical thing? Maybe, but don’t count on it.
Artificial Intelligence, and the Singularity Factor, what is it anyway ?• Artificial Intelligence is:the capability of a machine to imitateintelligent human behavior• Singularity Factor:• a moment when computers will become intelligent, and not just intelligent but more intelligent than humans. When that happens, humanity — our bodies, our minds, our civilization — will be completely and irreversibly transformed singularly.
God’s Promise and Sin• In the Bible God • We originally had promises that one it but lost it to sin. day we will have And because of everlasting life, but that to God. We we have to fulfill a have inherited sin covenant with God. and all it’s evils. Once we do we And until we can can understand our get past sin, we spiritual side again, don’t need to try to we can remove sin. live forever in sin.
Body, Soul our Spirit“The Soul” consistsof a persons mind,will, emotions andintelligence. “The Spirit" is the core of our lives -- the center of our existence. "Spirit" “Our Bodies” of makes us aware of God, course consist angels, demons. of Flesh and Blood, bones, and organs.
Why is this important? Major Religions of the World• Although this is not Ranked by Number of about Religion. I just want to point out all the Adherents people In the World versus all the people who don’t believe in 0 some form of a God. Chrisianity• As we can see the 8% majority 92% of the Islam world are spiritual, while 16% 33% only 8% of the world does not. Judaism• How will this affect the 92%? 22%• Will they have a choice? Nonreligious 21% All other religions
The fight for ControlCould we lose our Would we need topower over our integrate in order toRobots? keep up?• Would we be able • And in order to to control these control them or Super Intelligent keep up with them Robots, or would would be need to they end up integrate our own controlling us? And bodies, and would even later killing off we stay human or our species? Cyborg?
So, why would we do all of this? Because these Super Intelligent robots orcomputers could do wondersfor our lives. They could help saves lives, our planet, and also help us to live longer.
According To Kurzweil, Robot with Super Intelligence and to his calculations, the end ofhuman civilization as we know it is about 35 years away. The future is fast approaching when it could become a reality. But remember that one day you may wake up and find out that you are no longer you, but look more like this…
BibliographyBrooks, R. (2006, December 6).Gelernter and Kurzweil debatemachine conscience. Retrievedfrom Kurzweil AcceleratingIntelligence:http://www.kurzweilai.net/gelernter-kurzweil-debate-machine-consciousness-2