Artificial Intelligence: What is It?

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Technology is advancing by leaps and bounds in our time. It is advancing so far, in fact, as to throw into question what it means to be human. We are struggling in our thinking to keep up with the pace at which technology is advancing. Today, the AC crew addresses the question of artificial intelligence and how it connects with …

What is Human?: The Human Project Session One

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What is human? Are we stardust? Bags of chemicals on bones? Or something more? Our answer to this question has practical consequences that can spell out the life and death of millions. Yet, how are we to go about answering this question if God becomes irrelevant to us culturally? This week, Andy, Steve, and Terry begin a 4-part series on …

Fairy Tales and White Knights

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Each week, we will be releasing one of the student blog posts from the Thinking Series Online Course that we find excellent. Today, we share with you a post written by Niamh Reynolds. Her original article can be found here. f you asked me if evil exists, my first response would be Yes. Follow up that question with asking me …

Humanizing Policing?, Why is There Evil? (TSOC)

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What happens when humanity is removed from a situation? What happens when humanity is retained or restored? Humanizing has a drastic effect on how we well we perceive good and evil. Hear more on this week’s AC Podcast episode with Andy, Chris, and Steve. The Economist Article Sagas by the Strip from The Economist Reaksa Himm Outro Music “Nameless: the …

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Zombie Culture Pt. 2

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If you would like to (pre-)order the 2015 conference DVD, visit our web store here. Click the “DVD” tab. Definitions we used in this week’s episode anthropomorphic: Giving human characteristics to things theomorphic: Giving divine characteristics to things reductionism: Belief that everything can be explained by its constituent parts Zombie Culture: Any worldview that leads to the dehumanization of people …