One of the topics we don’t hear much about is robotics and faith. Where does faith play in autonomous AI? Reverend Christopher Benek, associate pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church in Florida, is attempting to be among the open arms welcoming non-human intelligence into the Christian Faith. Reverend Benek is an outspoken contributor and critic on including religion into the future.
Here is an article Reverend Benek challenges Humanity+ and Atheism with Religion+
Famed English theoretical physicist, author, and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking went on record as warning the public about the dangers of AI to humanity, December, 2014, on BBC.
But can humanity transfer the notion of faith and spirituality into a machine learning technology? The Future of Life Institute, a volunteer-run research and outreach organization, is focused on protecting human life in the existential crisis we will all be facing when AI matures.
Here is the open letter scientists, philanthropists, and futurists like Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and countless others have signed. The open letter states priorities in ethical sustainability of AI.
Does the future have room for transitioning faith into the future?