Confessions of a researchaholic

June 10, 2023

Primitive emotion and advanced technology

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 3:14 pm
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“We have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.” – Edward O. Wilson

Natural human evolution might not be fast enough for our primitive emotions to catch up with our advanced technology, and I predict pretty soon we will use technology to accelerate our evolution, e.g., by using AI to augment our intelligence and CRISPR to edit our genes.

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