Artificial Intelligence and its Connection With God

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Since around 1920, when the Czech writer Karel apek wrote “RUR,” his drama about a rebellion led by a swarm of robots, the notion of artificial intelligence has been driving science fiction. Artificial Intelligence and its Connection with God Since then, speculation about the behavior of sentient computers has fueled fertile imaginations. However, things have now taken a more severe turn. Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is no longer a pipe dream, and the ramifications of its development are far-reaching.

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All of the A.I. included in our technology is task-based, or “weak A.I.” It is code intended to assist humans in performing specific activities by utilizing a machine as an intermediate; it is intelligent in that it may enhance our performance by gathering data throughout its interactions. This often-invisible process, known as Machine Learning (ML), is what lends current systems the A.I. name. Artificial Intelligence and its Connection with God

When engineers, legislators, scientists, and businesspeople push the boundaries of artificial intelligence, religious organizations, philosophers, and academics argue how far A.I. should go — and what should happen as it gets woven into the fabric of our existence. As a result, it presents a number of spiritual and moral issues about identity, the self, and what it is to be human. These questions have an influence on how we approach work, family, and spirituality. It can cause dread of “strong A.I.,” or of what A.I. might become in the future: human intellect reproduced inside computers.

Artificial Intelligence and its Connection with God

Fear of Intelligent Machines

Artificial General Intelligence is another term for strong A.I. (AGI). So far, this goal has not been met, but when it is, it will need a complete reassessment of the attributes we identify with the human experience: awareness, purpose, intelligence, the soul — in short, personhood. Should a computer be considered a person if it has the ability to think like a human or make choices on its own?

Religious communities may have the most at stake in the debate over AGI and personhood. I’ve met folks who feel artificial intelligence is a danger to religion. I don’t. Many religions have strong beliefs about creation and the soul. Some scholars are already conducting thought experiments in order to prepare for the future, contemplating how religions could use existing technology in the near future.

One of the worst conceivable results of artificial intelligence is the polarisation of two worlds: the technical world and the religious world. Between the two communities, there has been a major absence of genuine dialogue. This lack of discussion is disheartening since it hinders religion from providing a crucial perspective to technological advancement. We lose a chance to improve human existence and religion if we do not incorporate belief in the creation of new technology. It would be a horrible thing if we somehow reduced personhood by developing artificial intelligence. However, if we can develop artificial intelligence that helps individuals to live their lives more completely, it may bring people closer together.

Artificial Intelligence: Bringing Us Closer to God

Religions are belief and practice systems that are organized to improve the experience of religion. Sometimes religions help individuals discover deeper layers of significance in their lives; other times, religions are just a tool to explain views and behaviors that people would have chosen otherwise. Religion may be beautiful in the sense that it gives insight and a framework for making good decisions in what might appear to be a horrible world. Religion may also be unappealing when it serves as a justification for cruel and selfish behavior. Religions, like humans, do a little bit of both.

The dispute over personality in Christianity and Judaism, in particular, stems from the theological phrase Imago Dei, Latin for “image of God.” This word refers to the relationship that exists between humanity and their heavenly creator. The book of Genesis in the Bible says, “God created people in his image.” According to religion, being made in the divine image endows us with a one-of-a-kindness.

If computers infused with human-like traits, or personhood, are developed, logic dictates that those machines are likewise made in the image of God. According to Imago Dei, this would call into question the notion that humans are the only beings on Earth that have a God-given purpose.

This technical advancement may also encroach on acts of creation that, according to many theological traditions, should only be performed by God. We are not the Almighty. However, humans may have a natural inclination to create with technology. Human creativity, on the other hand, is inherently restricted. The crucial distinction is between a higher power-producing something from nothing and people making something from what is available on Earth.

Another issue is the development of a machine with advanced artificial intelligence that can be used as a means of worship. It would be blasphemous to use powerful artificial intelligence to defeat death and redefine the human race. These are risky and explosive concepts that scientists and futurists are reluctant to embrace. Idolatry, according to Christian belief, is putting one’s confidence in anything other than God, the creator. That goes far beyond just reflecting on God’s creation. Fundamentally, if we find in A.I. that with whom we can share our existence and our obligations, a stand-in for God will be formed in our image.

Today, A.I. is largely a technology designed to enhance the human experience. It aids in the construction of automobiles, the diagnosis of ailments, and the making of financial decisions. It’s not difficult to imagine a world in which our technology gradually grows more intelligent, more self-aware. As weak A.I. grows into powerful A.I., we will objectify the technology and become accustomed to treating A.I. as if it were anything else.

Strong A.I., on the other hand, is defined as being human-like in terms of intellect and capacity. The emergence of powerful artificial intelligence would require mankind to reassess how it interacts with technology. Specifically, what rights, if any, should robots be granted. For example, if their intelligence allows machines to be designated as more than just objects and tools.

How will we react? Will we be liberal in giving rights in the lack of clear answers to these concerns, or will we be frugal? Do we run the risk of producing a sentient, self-aware slave? Or do we go to whatever length to ensure that this never happens — even if it is unintentionally?

This topic has caused considerable concern in academics, religious groups, and the talk show circuit. Raymond Kurzweil presented the notion of Singularity to a wide audience in his well-known book, “The Singularity is Near.” Kurzweil’s book contains examples of selecting the wrong route, which resulted in enormous A.I. failure.

Religions should get involved in the use of today’s artificial intelligence. Facebook’s content suggestion algorithms, for example, are a type of weak A.I. The A.I. is utilized to assist in the virtualization of content. When a highly emotional, tragic tale becomes popular, it has a direct impact on the movement and volume of both prayers and charity activities. These attention algorithms are a clear illustration of how prayer and charity are formed and have a direct influence on a community’s theological goals. Algorithms, such as those employed by Facebook, also influence the political news that millions of people view, whether it is true or not. As a result, religious organizations must take action.

The links between religious philosophers and A.I. developers should be strengthened. We build the systems, not the machines. How will we educate methods for what is good and bad when computers take over this work? We have a humanitarian duty to influence machine morality before the creation of powerful artificial intelligence. Intervening now can avert the disastrous robot dictatorships that are prevalent in science fiction video games, films, and novels. The ability to grow on itself is inherent in A.I., and integrating ethical concepts into code now is the essential road to building moral machines tomorrow.

A.I. will evolve quickly, but religious and scientific groups have instruments to investigate both ethical and moral boundaries. Working on ourselves to mold the technologies we have now is critical to this.

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Dr. Pawan Whig

Senior IEEE Member

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