The Emerging Intelligence and Its Critical Look at Us
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- Thaler, S.L. Journal of Near-Death Studies (1998) 17: 21. doi:10.1023/A:1022990118714
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In response to Susan Gunn's editorial, I offer a less comforting but more utilitarian perspective on the life and death of artificial consciousness. Admittedly an unpopular view, it suggests that concurrence with Gunn's message represents the seeds of our own destruction, as an emerging synthetic intelligence begins to extinguish us.