Real democracy is one in which structures support the blossoming of the full human being. The kind of democracy we have today is false democracy because it takes us away from who we truly are.
Every technological innovation we make takes away a little bit for our capacities as human beings. Every new idea of ordering societies, if not developed out of a deeper understanding of the meaning of being human, will always have.a negative unintended consequence. How then can we make societies that nurture the fully human?
We are at a crossroads. A new generation of children are awakening with a deep sense of interconnectedness, but the societies they are growing up in are becoming disconnected. How do we help them achieve their full humanity?
Creating a new science focused on machine behavior will help us gain a deeper understanding of the relationship between man and machine. Will this pave the way for machine agency?