Will AI Make Church Leaders Redundant?
In May 2017, to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, German technologists introduced a robotic priest. They christened it BLESS U-2.
It was a very rudimentary entry into the burgeoning field of robotics: you pushed a button and received a spoken blessing. The designers’ goal, however, was much loftier than their creation suggested.
They wanted to spark a debate on whether machines might one day replace pastors and priests.
Much is spoken and written about automation,...
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