The Amorality of Robotic AI and our Human Response

Some reflections on the amorality of robotic AI prompted by the various videos produced by Boston Dynamics of what their robots can now do.

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#FreeSpeech Under Attack?

A friend and I went took the opportunity to attend the Durham Castle Lecture about Free Speech on Wednesday. The speaker was political historian and free-speech advocate Professor Timothy Garton Ash from Oxford. It was an interesting presentation of two main halves; systems of speech in our interconnected world, and principles for speaking freely with …

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Initial Observations on the ‘Marriage and Same Sex Relationships after the Shared Conversations’ Report

Today there was a press conference where the Rt Rev Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, presented a paper from the House of Bishops on Marriage and Same Sex Relations after the Shared Conversations, which will be discussed at the General Synod in February. This is the latest chapter in the on going discussions within the …

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Thinking about Sin: Cernovich and Biblical Metaphors to Improve Your Life

CS Lewis famously once said: There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. I personally know many people, Christians and non-Christians alike, who fall all …

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