Should Catholics Welcome Robots?editor
I listened in disbelief to a lunchtime report on Sky News today, about the way robots are increasingly set to take over from humans in just about every imaginable way. One “expert” commentator spoke in a “what’s the fuss”? tone of voice, suggesting that if robots can do what we do, then we can enjoy life, after all why do humans have to work?
I am horrified at the idea of buying a meal in a restaurant cooked by a robot – one of the examples given – or of undergoing an operation in hospital performed by another member of the Robot family – one of the other examples given on the news.
Click here to read more and ask yourself whether Catholics can possibly support this “revolution”. Let’s consider the theological reasons – if any – against supporting this latest technological “miracle”. Do we, for example, continue to confess our sins ONLY to a priest?