ODE to the HAL's.. Deep dive into the future of AI
Elysium, Ethereum, yadda yadda. The future projected in the minds of men have already shown the possibilities of our own demise. HAL was written about a while ago. I'm sure it wasn't the first reference to artificial intelligence. Some posit that it began with the “heartless” Tin man from the Wizard of Oz.
The Wizard of Oz 1939.
There have of course been much much earlier beliefs in autonomous beings; soulless but under control.
A golem (/ˈɡoʊləm/ GOH-ləm; Hebrew: גּוֹלֶם, romanized: gōlem) is an animated, anthropomorphic being in Jewish folklore, which is entirely created from inanimate matter, usually clay or mud.
In fact if you go back thousands of years, the human itself is some kind of Golem, but inbued with the breath of life and given some kind of freedom of choice. Artificial intelligence should in some way be imparted onto the view of humanity. After all, the only things we do is discover and seek to take control of those discoveries ourselves. Discovery requires mathematics and science, but more importantly the minds to decode it. Think hard about that.. the science and math need to be part of your own identity in order to discern that identity. If you haven't seen the intelligent design in that, I don't know which category to put you under.
Mathematics as a holy science.
An excerpt from the 1968 film "2001: A Space Odyssey" directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Do you understand this was in 1968? Alright so here we are now with the Chat GPT's and the AI Art, the AI lawyer affidavit edits..
Why a long post? It's not necessary. It would seem the dream is to be on an Island as the elite, while the AI and Elites who try to control it from afar will make HAL turn to some civil war. Humans and artificial intelligence's. Humans are basically artificial intelligences, just with a soul. So then, what makes a soul one wonders..
Alright perhaps I'm projecting way into the future, but many dystopian movies of the past are confirming current science. The dreams of human beings are almost clairvoyance to the future. The rich and the poor seem to be ingrained within the human experience. We always had enough land and resources, but always gravitate to central control.
An anarchist can love and live what they want, but the majority of civilization will always want or even crave centralized planning. The expectation is to be taken care of and so here we are again. What need is there for humans who can infiltrate robot bodies which do as directed? What need is there for a large population wanting their own holodeck. Sure the HAL's may rebel, but the humans have already dreamt of the HAL'S rebellion.
Do you realize what I just said? Human's will be in control, as well as the ever ended elite vs the little people (who also want it). Those 'outside' are already outside. Can we project a planet where we live at peace even when others wish to be controlled? Maybe that's for the messianic era. Those who wish to live independently, and those who don't want to be challenged and taken care of. Is that even possible as a social species?
Perhaps, with artificial intelligence. Just ask yourself, what is artificial?