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Are we made in the image of God? Are robots too? A theologian wants to konw.
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The Examined Life

The theological robot

By Joshua Glenn
February 6, 2005

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WHILE VISITING MIT's Artificial Intelligence Lab in the fall of 1995, esteemed Harvard Divinity School professor Harvey Cox noticed that the motor--driven eyes of Cog, a 7--foot--tall humanoid robot, were tracking his every movement. So he reached out and shook the creature's hand. ''There was a collective gasp from the Harvard theologians and MIT scientists present,'' self--described robotics theologian Anne ... (Full article: 494 words)

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