Wakeup! for March 30, 2017
Today’s program was a wide-ranging discussion by Ron and Dan that tended to focus on three issues:
• Concern about Artificial Intelligence—an area of worry shared by Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, who has donated $1 billion to the non-profit Open AI Society (which he started) to prevent any single organization (like Google or the government) from gaining control of AI.
Why the concern about AI? Because leading thinkers in the field believe it will—and sooner than we think—replace and surpass humans. Already, neural connections to computers are possible. How soon will decision-making become computerized?
• Concern about Islam—Ron suggested that Islam is not really a religion; rather, it’s a totalitarian system of control that wears a religious mask in order to be able to use “freedom of religion” to cover its sinister agenda for world domination.
“Islamophobia” is a non-word, created by the Muslim Brotherhood—an organization that works through