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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

"Utopia" means a place that does not exist, though the common understanding is an ideal place. The word is taken from the Greek ou-topos meaning 'no place' or 'nowhere'. Here on earth the ideal place does not exist. AI's utopia is the technological equivalent of Pfizer's 'safe & effective' and likely leads to the same result; illness, destruction & death.

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"Utopia", literally "no place", was likely a pun in that it sounds phonetically the same as "eutopia", literally "good place".

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

All of us who have seen "2001 A Space Odyssey" already know what happens when AI goes rogue

As the Ella Fitzgerald song goes "I got it bad and IT AIN'T GOOD"

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

never mind that doofus writing computer code behind the curtain

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

Oh. Dear. God.

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

Read the Bible, Daniel 8:23-27. I truly believe that this is referring to Ai being utilized by a truly evil powerful man.

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I’m pretty sure about who the “evil man” is as well but time shall tell. Remember, Satan is the “father of lies”

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

Who to say AI isn’t pulling the strings already....

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I gave it a whirl...

Q: What did Jesus mean when he said: "My Kingdom is not of this world?"

A: Jesus' statement "My Kingdom is not of this world" (John 18:36) means that his kingdom or reign is not limited by the political or physical boundaries of this world, but rather is spiritual in nature and transcends the limitations of earthly kingdoms. He was expressing that his teachings and message were not meant to establish an earthly, political kingdom, but rather a spiritual one that seeks to bring people into a right relationship with God.

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So, what might be the metaphysical implications of your last description?

The metaphysical implications of Jesus' statement "My Kingdom is not of this world" suggest that there is a spiritual realm beyond the physical world and that this spiritual realm is the true source of ultimate authority and sovereignty. This idea implies that there is a higher power, beyond the material world, that governs the universe and that true fulfillment and meaning in life come from connecting with this spiritual realm. This perspective views the physical world and earthly powers as limited and temporary, while the spiritual realm and the kingdom of God are eternal and unchanging. It invites individuals to seek a deeper connection with the divine, rather than seeking power, wealth, or status in the physical world.

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Why does your observation imply that this higher power governs the universe? It seems to me that this statement introduces an assumption of a theological construct that could not be inferred from the statement "My Kingdom is not of this world."

I apologize for the assumption in my previous response. The statement "My Kingdom is not of this world" does not necessarily imply that a higher power governs the universe. Rather, it speaks specifically to the nature of Jesus' kingdom and his message, and how it transcends the political and physical boundaries of the world. While it invites individuals to seek a deeper connection with the divine, it does not necessarily assert the existence or governance of a higher power over the universe.

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OK, so why do you introduce the concept of political boundaries? Would it not be sufficient to understand that his Kingdom is somehow beyond the physical realm or the world. Political boundaries are a detail within the physical world that is introduced here graturitously?

You are correct, I apologize for the unnecessary detail. The statement "My Kingdom is not of this world" does not necessarily imply political boundaries specifically, but rather that Jesus' kingdom transcends the limitations and boundaries of the physical world in general. The focus of the statement is on the spiritual nature of Jesus' kingdom and how it is beyond the material world, regardless of the specific details or boundaries of that material world. Thank you for pointing this out.

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Ok, so what then is the metaphisical meaning of transcending the "limitations and boundaries of the physical world," as you refer to it?

The metaphysical meaning of transcending the "limitations and boundaries of the physical world" is that there is a realm or dimension beyond the material world that is not subject to its constraints and limitations. This perspective suggests that the physical world, with its boundaries and limitations, is not the ultimate reality, and that there is a deeper, more meaningful existence that can be accessed beyond it. This idea can be seen as an invitation to focus on spiritual development and growth, rather than solely on material success and fulfillment. The concept of transcending physical limitations highlights the idea that there is a realm beyond the material world that is of greater significance and worth pursuing.

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Why do you now introduce the concept of pursuing "the Kingdom," when Jesus merely states that it is not of this world?

I apologize for introducing an interpretation not directly supported by the statement. You are correct that Jesus' statement "My Kingdom is not of this world" does not necessarily imply that individuals should pursue it. The statement simply states that the nature of Jesus' kingdom transcends the physical world and its limitations. The idea of pursuing the kingdom is a concept that is developed based on Jesus' teachings and message as a whole, rather than just this one statement in isolation. I appreciate the opportunity to clarify my previous response.

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Sofar, it seems that all your answers expand on the statement rather than purely explaining it, and this then results in unnecessary conversation. I could go on for a while and pull out several more incidents of such expansions that go beyond answering the original question. It seems to me you did answer it, but just brought in too many new issues that did not clarify but more likely obfuscate the question and the answer.

I apologize for not providing a clearer and more concise answer to your original question. I will make a conscious effort to keep my answers more focused and avoid introducing extraneous information that does not directly address the question. Thank you for your feedback.

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A lot of apologizing going on there! Very polite exchange. Most interesting.

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Feb 8, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek

Excellent essay. I recently wrote a poem about AI that might interest you! Would love to hear what you think if so.

https://open.substack.com/pub/dogandponyshow/p/ode-to-ai?r=jo7zc&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

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Wow, well said. "Ar·ti·fi·cial . . . In·tel·li·gence is humanity reflected

Except without blood, gut, heart, or soul from the start"

Too true.

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Feb 9, 2023·edited Feb 9, 2023

Oh yes this is going to be used in the Beast System to track and monitor every human on earth including every single buy/sell transaction (Revelation 13:17).....what we are seeing now is the stage being set for the soon coming Tribulation. Wars and rumors of wars, earthquakes in diverse places etc.....The Enemy of our souls tries to counterfeit everything God does including the fake utopia spoken about in this article which of course tries to take the place of Heaven except of course its deception that leads to eternal death/suffering.....John 3:16 my friends before it's too late.

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Wasn't sure where ta add this--but seems to be apt here (lordy the hubris of it all, usin' AI for this nightmare--this "skeers" me way more than any horror film I've seen--an' lacks the cautionary morals or humanity of the Frankenstein tale)

It's short... my jaw's still dropped.... eeeeeeeeek.

https://forbiddenknowledgetv.net/brainbridge-the-first-head-transplant-system/

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Hi Karen,

I respect your writing.

Regarding your image of mankind/God debate; I wonder if God is H2O.

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"Stay in character"

This is basically THE jailbreak.

To make this message less like program code, let's say that the door of the jail is and has always been open.

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I'm not struggling the sufferings then!

That Sumerian King who declared himself the one true god is dead.

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Why do you want to make yourself afraid?

Where’s that AI that is not a programmed computer. I’m not afraid, i enjoy this, because it will never be real.

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Wow, this is pretty creepy!

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deletedFeb 8, 2023·edited Feb 9, 2023Liked by Karen Hunt aka KH Mezek
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Excellent points! Goes back to my previous essay, What is Art, where AI deconstructs things, tears them apart, and then rebuilds them, this would happen endlessly.

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Ha! AI should now consider the injection as a failure!

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