Beyond Turing: Artificial Intelligence Over Real Teachers??

What happens when we prefer artificial intelligence to real teachers? I used to ask audiences two questions in rapid succession. First, “How many of you support the use of genetic engineering with humans?” Almost no hands would go up. In fact, I could hear gasps of disgust, as if I had asked, “How many of you support puppy killing just for the heck of it?” Then I would ask, “How many of you would support genetic engineering to save the life of your child?” Almost all hands would go up. Audience members were left to reconcile their responses. By the way—I no longer ask these questions because we have come to expect gene therapy to help us live longer, healthier lives. In fact, we impatiently

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