I have one son who lives and studies in United states.While many German men are often six feet tall and blond, Aristos are always six feet tall and blond.
Now, their pessimism may prove justified, but if history is any guide I wouldn't bet on it.
At first, ELIZA's creator Joseph Weizenbaum thought the idea of a computer therapist was funny.
And they should at least be willing to admit that their belief (that consciousness cannot be artificially manufactured) is completely non-rational.
In 2006, Robert Epstein decided to turn to his computer for some help finding a date.
In a handful of conversations over the past couple days, it's gone off the rails within the first 5 responses.
It asked me who "wrote the song" when I said I was at work.