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A Plot for a Science Fiction Fable (Inspired by Joseph Weizenbaum's Talk)

by David Bohm - 1981

Silicon-based intelligence (SBI) and carbon-based intelligence (CBI) are now working together in inseparable union, in ways that could not even have been conceived of in earlier periods. Even so, primitive memories in CBI occasionally still tend to stir, but the new quality of undivided intelligence is able to deal with these before they can run away with themselves and once again dominate everything with their irrationalities and absurdities.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 82 Number 3, 1981, p. 523-525
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 991, Date Accessed: 5/15/2021 7:21:32 PM

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  • David Bohm
    Birkbeck College, University of London
    David Bohm has taught at Princeton University, Universidade de Sao Paulo (Brazil), and Technion, Haifa, Israel. Since 1961 he has been professor of theoretical physics at Birkbeck College, University of London. His main interests have been in plasma theory, in the fundamentals of relativity and quantum theory, and, especially, in their significance for philosophy, and more broadly, for general notions current in life as a whole. He is also deeply interested in psychology, education, and related fields. He is author of Causality and Chance in Modern Physics, Special Theory of Relativity: Its Origins, Meanings, and Implications, Fragmentation and Wholeness: An Inquiry into the Function of Language and Thought, numerous articles on theoretical physics, and a new book, just published by Routledge & Kegan Paul, Wholeness and the Implicate Order.
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