These beliefs in robotic religión has some reasons behind or it is simply
2013/3/22 Evgenii Rudnyi <use...@rudnyi.ru>
> Quotes from Robert Geraci, Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics,
> Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality
> p. 133 "Ray Kurzweil believes that intelligent machines will be more
> spiritual than human being and believes that the future will include real
> and virtual houses of worship where intelligent machines will congregate
> (Kurzweil 1999, 153). Naturally, since all human mental phenomena are, from
> Kurzweil's point of view, computational processes, religious experiences
> must be as well. "
> p. 133-134 "Some human being, however, might welcome robots into their
> religious communities and some robots might wish to join them.
> Fundamentally, if robots become conscious and, thereafter, acquire
> 'beliefs', a state that involves intentionality and meaning, then some of
> those beliefs will surely be religious. Both theologians and computer
> scientists have supported such a view, including Anne Foerst, David Levy,
> and Edmund Furse."
> p. 134 "The artificial intelligence researcher David Levy has argued that
> robots will join in religious practices as a necessary by-product of their
> emotional range and conscious beliefs."
> p. 134 "Without doubt, the interest that computer scientists have in the
> religious life of robots is fascinating but the fact that theologians have
> engaged robotics is considerably more so."
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