A.I. vs. Embodied Wisdom
Our world is changing so quickly now!
For those who are unaware of the tipping point we are facing in terms of technology, the latest jump in artificial intelligence will change not just the way most of us live and work, but according to tech writers and behavioral scientists, it will also change the way we understand and value ourselves as embodied humans.
This quote from an article titled This Changes Everything by Ezra Klein in the NYTimes published March 12,2023 delves into the new A.I. and although this new technology will change life as we know it, there is still one domain where A.I. cannot touch.
“As A.I. continues to blow past us in benchmark after benchmark of higher cognition, we will quell our anxiety by insisting that what distinguishes true consciousness is emotions, perception, the ability to experience and feel. This is an inversion of centuries of thought, in which humanity justified its own dominance by emphasizing our cognitive uniqueness. We may soon find ourselves taking metaphysical shelter in the subjective experience of consciousness: the qualities we