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Originally posted by randomname
artificial intelligence is impossible, because all it would be is a computer program designed to respond to commands written in its program. every single action will require a command and program written by humans for every single task. even thinking for itself would require a command to initialize it. you could eventually make a robot that mimicks a human in every way, but it will always be dead since it is made of metal, plastics, alloys, carbon, silicon, copper etc. all lifeless materials and metals. like a tape recorder. you record your voice and play it back, but you wouldn't say its alive or intelligent because it talked back to you. you don't like america you can always not use the internet, not watch t.v., not play video games, not read newspapers, not watch commericals etc. no matter what the elite and all the evil in the world tries to do, you a have a God given gift that is above all that: free will.
The hive will be able to monitor your every thought in real time,no more privacy,no more secret dreams,desires,visions and your imagination will be owned by the corporation there will be no such thing as intellectual property,this will be owned by the collective you will have no share in creation.
Another part of the deal is that every aspect of your private life will be monitored your finances,your communications,your work from birth to death.For non-performers theres a range of options from remote microwave harrassment,psychic attack or perhaps even dormant nanotechnology which when activated will give you a stroke or heart attack or some other eugenic measure.
Originally posted by SaturnFX
Originally posted by IgnoranceIsntBlisss
In the show they say "Fark" instead of "F&%#".]
They do not say fark, Fark is a website of amusing news tidbits and endless trolling. Know your sci-fi for frak's sake
Wow! Pull the number out of your head that best suits your ideals, nevermind the realities of what we face. Please articulate what is going to prevent the scifi horror movie scenarios?
That may be the easiest answer
If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
"Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal". Albert Einstein, 1917
The what if's are constantly being gone over by academics and armchair philosophers about everything constantly...the world collectively is a superbrain always solving new problems and problems yet to even exist the second it pops into our thought. Now, will there be accidents and upsets, sure, but that doesn't mean we should therefore never try anything, else we would have never made it out of the dark ages...we contemplate and consider risks, come up with a million potential solutions, then engage in trials.
Pentagon-backed scientists are getting ready to test thought-controlled prosthetic arms on human subjects, by rewiring their brains to fully integrate the artificial limbs.
Already in recent years, we've seen very lifelike artificial arms, monkeys nibbling bananas with mind-controlled robotic limbs, and even humans whose muscle fibers have been wired to prosthetic devices. But this is the first time that human brains will be opened up, implanted with a neural interface, and then used to operate an artificial limb.
It's a giant step that'll transform the devices, which were little more than hooks and cables only 50 years ago. And the progress is courtesy of Darpa, the Pentagon's far-out R&D agency, who've been sponsoring brain-controlled replacement limbs as part of their Revolutionizing Prosthetics Program.
And it's about the people behind the system...as I said in my prior post, you're blaming the tool when you should be blaming the people using the tools wrongly. If you don't want a "post-apocalyptic mad max" scenario to unfold, hunt down those who are trying to make it happen, because taking their technology away isn't going to do much good for anyone, and it isn't going to stop them...
Again, this is about more than the technology, it's about the system behind it.
Originally posted by truefire
I believe the picture of mine / our reality just got brought into view through your efforts and analysis. There is a collective, controlling force comprised of unfathomably crafty, and powerful individuals who understand with perfect clarity how to use the unwitting efforts of the average man against himself and his non compliant bretheren. The goal of this collective is "total" control and once this complete control system is in place, there will no fear of reprisals.
This is happening, but that's not the shocking part. The most disturbing part is that otherwise good people are willingly, unknowingly fabricating the very chains that their masters will use to forever enslave them with.
All you can do is your part. Get out of The Matrix, stop feeding the beast. The food of the beast is tax dollars, anger, nationalism, political bickering, racism, fear, greed, etc (you know how we are controlled). Stop being a part of it. If they ask you to pick up a gun for them-----no!! If they ask you to spy on your brother------no!! Turn off the TV, never vote for an incumbent, NEVER!! Barter your services whenever possible, Stop drinking soda, turn off the shoot em up video games, plant a garden, read a history book. You get the picture.
Start with the man in the mirror, he's always the toughest to convince!!!!
Originally posted by IntelligenceGathering
I see what you mean by saying that this MUST be the next step in human evolution, in attempting to improve upon "god's" design, but I call foul play. I believe this to be the ultimate perversion, the ultimate doom of man. To take away what makes us as special and unique as each individual snowflake is to die while still live. We are meant to evolve not as terminators and t1000's with transistors, batteries, and quantum computers, but as being of life leaving this three-dimensional shell for the next phase of existence.
To improve upon god's design in this way is only going to further the illusion of separation, this illusion that the spirit within hold's no sway over our physical shell. The next phase of human evolution MUST be of spirit, into the unseen world made flesh and blood before you, as you yourself ARE.
Originally posted by FraternitasSaturni
P.s. Oh and btw... "Skynet" already exists, its already a military communication something... ppl have to start looking for another name for a "terminator-skynet-like" thing to channel their fears...