View Full Version : Our's not to Reason why? Asimov's seminal short story...

09-09-2018, 01:39 AM
...but what's the moral. At the time of its publication the question was one of atheism vs deism (a traditional bugaboo of American philosophical life). However, given the rise of AI I find other lessons. For instance how can we be assured that our intentions and programming of sentient AI doesn't work at cross purposes to our design. After all, to err is human....

Isaac Asimov, Reason (http://addsdonna.com/old-website/ADDS_DONNA/Science_Fiction_files/2_Asimov_Reason.pdf)

p.s. Personally, I would prefer a global ban on sentient AI.