Benevolence is really an emotion, just as are anger, enjoyment, and other emotions. We
have no idea as to how to program a computer (or AI which is a computer
program possibly controlling some hardware) to have feelings. We have
no idea as to how to program a computer to be self-aware or to care
about anything. There is a debate about
this. Some computer scientists think that we’ll eventually be able to
program AI’s to have feelings and be self-aware and some computer
scientists don’t think so. And if they do become self-aware, would that be bad? More than a few scientists think so. Stephen
Hawking, for example, has stated: “I think the development of full
artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.” Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, is equally concerned: "I
am in the camp that is concerned about super intelligence. First, the
machines will do a lot of jobs for us and not be super intelligent. That
should be positive if we manage it well. A few deca…
By definition, Leftists want the government to control much of their money and lives. Governments are run by politicians, which have a favorability rating around 15–20%. Who wants them to control the economy or our lives?
If you do, look around at the numerous countries that have tried this. They invariably get corrupt and their people become poor.
I’m not against programs that give money to parents to educate their children as they see fit. I’m also not against programs that give money to each of us to provide for medical expenses. But this money should go to all equally so that we have ‘equal rights before the law’.
If structured properly, these programs don’t allow Congress to control our lives because parents would be able to choose the school for their children.
And adults could choose their doctors and hospitals for them and their children.
Leftists such as United States Senator Elizabeth Warren, “Unveiled a proposal (in February 2019) outlining the Universal Child Care and Earl…
I’m going to reduce the anxiety in your life. Here’s how: Overpopulation is not a problemWe’re not running out of resources“Climate Change” may be disruptive, and it may even be better for humanity
Let’s take these one at a time. Overpopulation
In 2017 world population is about 7.5 billion. Here is a UN graph of the projected population until 2100:
it seems Earth’s population will top out this century between 9 to 10
billion people. Modern countries can easily feed, provide clothing and
housing, etc., to its citizens. Developing countries have a problem
because their governments are corrupt and don’t allow its citizens
freedom, especially free markets. As countries modernize they get
richer. Notice the growth of China, for instance, because its government
has been allowing free enterprise. Natural Resources
of running out of natural resources have appeared for decades and maybe
a century ago. Instead we’re finding more and more natural resources.
Fracking has allowe…