True artificial consciousness will never be created until we understand the consciousness is beyond the physical. But then again, even if we do recognize the true nature of consciousness, why would we want to imprison it in the physical when it is already unbounded and limitless?
The self-centered consciousness being promoted by materialistic science has created the push for AI. Will it make life better for us, or will it cause untold suffering?
What happens when scientists refuse to accept that the brain neuronal activity does not create an inner experience? First, they create parts of the brain, and then they worry whether they have caused unnecessary suffering.
AI researcher Rachel Thomas says that the dangers of sentient robots are overblown, but there are real AI dangers that are not receiving enough attention.