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Just when you thought cancel culture couldn’t get any worse,  the Left appears to seek to perfect humanity, or  supersede it altogether, with immortal AI machines.

By Thaddeus G. McCotter, American Greatness, February 24, 2023

An American Greatness contributor, the Hon. Thaddeus G. McCotter (M.C., Ret.) represented Michigan’s 11th Congressional district from 2003 to 2012 and served as Chair of the Republican House Policy Committee. Not a lobbyist, he is a frequent public speaker and moderator for public policy seminars, and a Monday co-host of the “John Batchelor Show” among sundry media appearances.

In his exceptionally thought-provoking American Greatness article, “Artificial Intelligence and the Passion of Mortality,” Edward Ring explores the ramifications of deeming machines to be sentient and granting them (un)human rights, which will ultimately lead them to having supremacy over humanity—at least until they consider us “problematic” and kill us off. Ring puts his finger on the critical issue of what separates humanity from machines: mortality. We have it; they don’t.

Intelligent machines have two advantages over humans. With appropriate maintenance, they are immortal, and they have calculating capacity infinitely greater than a human brain. If they also have human rights, they will take over the world—possibly even dominating those human elites who for a time held the leash. Even without the catalyzing advantages of gaining human rights, machines may take over the world anyway. And so, if they survive, humans will be controlled by a mechanical divinity that is the antithesis of God. An omniscient and omnipotent machine, completely devoid of genuine consciousness. …

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