Not clear that was supposed to happen but stories do get away on their authors at times…: Robert J. Marks and Oxford mathematician John Lennox discuss that in connection with Lennox’s new book, 2084: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity (2020)
But one of the astonishing things about the book was when Langdon is asked the question about the origin of the genetic code, which figures very largely in the book and there’s great interest in developing exactly what this involves. And Landon says something like this, and it raises the questions of God. He says, “The question of God, for me, lies in understanding the difference between codes and patterns. Patterns occur everywhere in nature, the spiraling seeds of a sunflower, the hexagonal cells of a honeycomb and so on. Codes are special. Codes by definition must carry information. Codes must transmit data and convey meaning.”
And he ends up by saying, “Codes are the deliberate inventions of intelligent consciousness. They don’t appear organically, they must be created.”…
Utterly fascinating. Someone who’s trying to bring down religion by the use of AI is actually heightening evidence for the existence of God.News, “In Dan Brown’s AI Hype Novel, the Hero Stumbles Onto God” at Mind Matters News
Antony Flew talked himself into deism just by being rigorous.
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