Progress, along with scholar Stephen Pinker’s other three pillars of Enlightenment philosophy—reason, science, and humanism—all seem to be under attack. Is progress at the end of the line? Let us look at the state of progress today. This is one chapter of a larger thesis, available for free PDF download.
If our machines now have knowledge that we’ll never understand, does that make them worthy of our worship? Apparently one robotics engineer thinks so. This introduces a question worth consideration. What are the theological implications of modern technology? In other words, should we have a theology of technology?