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Do You Fear That Robots Will Rule Future Earth? They Won’t. But Humans Won’t Either!
The fear that robots will rule the earth is a nightmare falsely driven by human pride. Human arrogance, guided by religion, misleads us into thinking that the human form and human mind are the ultimate. That's the big mistake.
Science fiction thrives on robots taking over the world and ruling humans. This theme works so well because human psychology is highly evolved to fear other humans outside our local group as a primary survival threat. This is the same psychology that drives humans to war. Tragically, modern medical science greatly misunderstands the true structure of human thinking. In his books, Nappi describes a new theory of human brain organization. The theory explains this psychology of FEAR and describes how it permeates ALL the activities of our culture. So, when Hollywood wants to scare us, they play on this fear and create monsters that have human-like features.
Fast forward to the future. Modern society is very quickly approaching a point, called the SINGULARITY, when computers achieve human-like consciousness. We saw this when Watson, the IBM computer, beat the best Jeopardy quiz show champions. So, when Watson decides to become mobile, what form will it take? Human arrogance quickly assumes that Watson would want to be like us - i.e. a robot. Wrong! Nappi tells us to look around at the machines that fill our world. He says, the MACHINES are already evolving to become the new "life force" that will replace humans. But they won't be shaped like robots because the human shape has low performance for most tasks in life.
The books -- LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole; and Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity -- are based on Nappi's experience as one of the Eagle Scouts on the 1965 North Pole Expedition. They present an "Atlas Shrugged" philosophical romp through a 3 Stooges run government research world, challenging the most fundamental beliefs of human culture. The coming of age saga is filled with amazing true-life adventures expanded by the insights of 40 years in the rough and tumble world of high tech business intrigue. A life threatening climax in volume 2 finally creates a setting to pull together all the wisdom and lay out a broad and comprehensive explanation for many of the problems modern society can't seem to understand.
Ultimately, the reader will learn how public statements claiming to represent broad "public opinion", are predominantly the voice of a small elite minority intent on maintaining superiority. Mankind's greatest social institutions:
About Bruce Nappi
Bruce Nappi is founder and president of the A3 Society and author of the books LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole; and Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity. An award winning scholar, he graduated from MIT with both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Astronautics ( yes, a true MIT rocket scientist ). As an engineer and manager, he used his multi-disciplined technical background to develop leading edge products in medicine, optics, production systems, military systems, and automated testing. His resume is filled with breakthroughs like: the first fully automated system to fabricate dental crowns; fastest DNA sequencing machine in the world (1990); first 512 sensor solid state array for measuring muscle contractions;
Throughout his career, he was dismayed by repeated failures of society to draw on even a fraction of the technical advances available. He was greatly disturbed that, even with ever-growing technical capabilities, the number of poor and starving kept increasing while great wealth continued to concentrate in the hands of a few. When modern communications opened the door to participative democracy, western governments, waving the banner of democracy, hypocritically established legal barriers to keep government decisions in the hands of special interests and legislative aristocrats. This led to his lifelong quest that produced the discoveries presented in the book series LIARS! The A3 Society was founded to promote those discoveries through education. His work is summarized online at A3society.org. The books are available at http://www.smashwords.com/
Bruce Nappi - Nanook *at* A3society *dot* org
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LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole http://www.smashwords.com/
LIARS! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity http://www.smashwords.com/
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About the A3 Society: The A3 Society was formed to gather a community of like-minded people to explore the new social structure outlined in the books LIARS! Vol. 1: Scout to the Pole and LIARS! Vol. 2: Escape to Insanity.