Tag Archives: Human

Review: Robots Like Blue

Robots Like Blue by Anthony J. Deeney My rating: 4 of 5 stars A complex, ingenious, philosophical, and thoughtful work. A story set two centuries out in the future, ‘Robots Like Blue’ builds on ideas of robotic sentience. Anthony Deeney … Continue reading

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Selflessness and Spirituality: Constructs that Go Together

Many┬árelate spirituality with being filled with an immaterial spirit, and others associate selflessness with the absence of a self, a soul. I think both these parochial schools of thought miss the mark…and here’s why. From my own work,┬áHnH: Self-awareness is … Continue reading

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On Consciousness, and Artificial Intelligence

Far too many search for simplistic, sequential, highly inadequate answers to phenomena such as consciousness, understanding, even perception. A habit cultivated by too much abstraction, practiced in languages, and symbolic representations of all forms, perhaps! Some, for instance, are so … Continue reading

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Being Human…not “People of Color”

Some years ago, watching my junior high son play league basketball, another parent, a mother, engaged me in pleasant conversation. She pointed to her son in the ongoing game, and I reciprocated; we exchanged compliments about both children, and continued … Continue reading

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