They are terrified of AI. Yet still they cannot help but try and create it. Dr. Frankenstein's story, writ modern...only worse. Frankenstein's 'monster' was at least made of re-animated human biology, thus with inherent potential to perhaps experience compassion, wisdom, love...

Fleshless, bloodless, digital AI lacks that potential. They are wise to be terrified of it.

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John Schinnerer

A generalist in a hyper-specialized society. "How we do what we do is who we are becoming." - Humberto Maturana