There May Come This Quiet Sunday Morning When Everything Will Be Different...

We have tamed the wild animals [domesticating them perhaps because over time they found it to their advantage to be domesticated]…we have also tamed the atom [initially for war rather than peace]…now we about the task of taming the computer…but unlike the first two, the computer is a complexity of parts and purposes that have begun to slip through our controls with super-computers and artificial-intelligence already here…one has to wonder if the Ancients were right when in various ways they feared the day when man’s “slaves” morphed into his “masters…how will we know? chances are, we won’t!

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