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Siiting in for John Waters at the Irish Times today.

Gavin Duffy (above).

He’s not just a dragon.

Amazingly, our species is going to end up at a destination that was mapped out for us, thousands of years ago, in the scriptures of the world’s major faiths. Christians and Muslims called it Heaven, Buddhists called it Nirvana and Hindus named it Moksha.

You have got to ask yourself is this all one hell of a coincidence or one heavenly divine plan. So did God create us or did we create God? It actually may not matter because a consequence of having computing intelligence is that we would seek a god.

When our species acquired computing intelligence was that an act of God or an act of nature? A divine intervention or a freak of genetics? That is for each of us to decide.

 

We’re in.

Human consciousness was always going to require a god (Gavin Duffy, irish Times)

(Wanderley Massafelli/Photocall Ireland)