Artificial Intelligence Promoted as a Boon to Religion

A BBC news report shows how AI robots and bots are being employed for religious purposes. What could possibly go wrong?

I’ll take a brief break in my series on Buddhism, science, spirituality and biblical theism for this intriguing (and from my point of view) somewhat disturbing news story.

The BBC story shows how robots and computer simulated personalities are being used for religious purposes. From Britain to Poland to France, robots and AI generated bots are being used in place of…




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Gerald R. Baron

Gerald R. Baron

Husband, father, grandfather, semi-retired, farm advocate, author, communicator. Deeply curious about science, nature, spirit and history.

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