The problem with addictions is that they eventually erase the adequate functioning of conscience in the host bodies they inhabit and ultimately control.
A clear marker in this descent to becoming subhuman is the juncture at which the sanctity of human life is rejected in favor of satiating the blinding demands of an addiction.
Commentary by Dr. Frank Kaufamann presented at the IAPD International Seminar, "Africa at the Crossroads"
On July 19, 2023, Twelve Gates President, Dr. Frank Kaufmann spoke to the United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The event, organized by Women's Federation for World Peace, International (WFWP), focused on the topic of "Integration and impact of digital technology in developing countries in the context of the Right to Development."
AI seemed to burst into our lives suddenly.
One day it seemed not to exist at all, and the following day it seemed to exist everywhere, in countless inscrutable forms, brands and promises.
It instantly seemed to erupt a class of people as immersed in AI as fully as the rest of us count on our eyes to see.
There’s the Chatbot app itself, the people, the companies, and as suddenly a billowing industry of experts, programs, seminars, and teachers and trainers.
WHEN IS TECH GOOD, WHEN IS TECH BAD
The punchline is always this: To the extent that humans are impulsively driven by compassion and concern for others and for the good of the whole there is not a single prospective technological or digital breakthrough that bodes ill in its own right. To the extent that humans are impulsively driven for self-gain with others and the good of the whole as expendable in the equation, even the most primitive industrial/technological development is to be feared.
On September 15, 2022, Dr. Frank Kaufmann, President of the Twelve Gates Foundation, offered brief thoughts on the future of the Metaverse at an online event sponsored by the Pew Research Center and Elon University.
The Settlement Project with several hosts and sponsors convened a one-day meeting among 42 serious and distinguished participants from across the USA.
Epoch Times article by By Frank Fang and David Zhang A U.S. researcher is flagging a security flaw in a smartphone app that is mandatory for all those attending the 2022 Winter Olympics, describing what he found as “nefarious and concerning.” A U.S.…