Are Human & Robot Weddings Next?
In the twentieth century there was a great deal of angst about computers becoming our enemies and taking over the world. This was reflected in various movies released throughout that century.
Apprehension about machines becoming our enemies is still a very potent feature of our cultural consciousness. But gradually another theme has begun to emerge in the public discourse. Instead of envisioning a dystopian future where machines are our enemies, many people are starting to experiment with the idea of a utopian future where machines become our lovers.
The Next Step in Evolution?
The prospect of humans developing love relationships with computer-programed robots...
has a Master’s in Historical Theology from King’s College London and a Master’s in Library Science through the University of Oklahoma. He is the blog and media managing editor for the Fellowship of St. James and a regular contributor to Touchstone and Salvo. He has worked as a ghost-writer, in addition to writing for a variety of publications, including the Colson Center, World Magazine, and The Symbolic World. Phillips is the author of Gratitude in Life's Trenches (Ancient Faith, 2020), and Rediscovering the Goodness of Creation (Ancient Faith, 2023). He operates a blog at www.robinmarkphillips.com.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #32, Spring 2015 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo32/the-new-couplings