We get into the nitty gritty of ChatGPT, or as some are calling it, the Google killer. What role does this powerful A.I. play if our Christian faith is built solely on making accurate truth claims? Could we see ChatGPT replacing our pastors and apologists?
We are living in an exceptional time. Process has replaced purpose. As the iconic character Dr. Ian Malcolm says in Jurassic Park, ” [They] were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”
The Modern Era has brought a shift in our thinking: we have rejected philosophy as the handmaiden to theology and replaced her with “The Science”. How does one find balance when the pendulum of thought swings too far away from contemplation, accepting only empirical data? We must find the anchor point so we will not be tossed back and forth by the waves of philosophical polarity.
In the most triumphal age of scientific progress, we have the greatest societal despair. We are playing god, but we are not strong enough to carry the responsibility that comes from that power. What should we do?
We cannot be offered certainty about the future. So what are we to rely on? We look to the promises of new life and the promises that come from God, that in the uncertainty of death, there is certainty of victory.
Today, we dig into Hannah Arendt’s The Human Condition.