According to Paul Lewis, “Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie says the company tried to replicate Kosinski’s work for ‘psychological warfare’.” On July 14, 2017, Russian leaders flew Michal Kosinski to Moscow to meet “Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, and several members of his cabinet.” Kosinski presented them his “groundbreaking research into technology, mass persuasion and artificial intelligence (AI) – research that… Continue reading "Artificial Intelligence and Scientific Racism"
I. Star Wars Palm Sunday starts Holy Week. In Part 1, we visited the Garden of Eden as seen in the analogies with the movie Avatar. Like Adam and Eve’s fall from grace, darkness covered the world in Star Wars. Instead of fallen man, we see a fallen angel. Lucifer, once the angel of light and prize of heaven… Continue reading "Sci-Fi’s Obsession with the Crucifixion & Resurrection – Part 2"
If you’re a sci-fi fan, you secretly harbor an obsession with Christ-like savior symbolism. It is nothing new. Throughout literature, many authors have given their protagonists “savior” complexes. In ancient civilizations, heroes were modeled after demigods and gods. In the perfect Greek tragedy, the hero always has a fatal flaw. For Achilles, it was his heel. It is only natural… Continue reading "Sci-Fi’s Obsession with the Crucifixion & Resurrection – Part 1"