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Artificial intelligence and Spiritual Succour

Religion’s most important contribution to the developing field of artificial intelligence could be to shoot down grandiose dreams of super-intelligent robots walking among us or humans transcending their bodies. That was the view of a panel of academics and who discussed the interface between faith and AI during a Religion Media Centre briefing.

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“AI alongside religion looks really, really interesting, because you can accelerate out of these naïve and fairly stupid ideas, because you can say, well, actually culture has done them has done them in the context of God.”

-Professor Neil Lawrence


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