I thoroughly enjoyed the article about the humanless economy. The reminder of intrinsic value is one our society deeply needs.
Governmental structures are too stuck in their own dysfunction to effectively address this issue that is already upon our society, and by the time they do begin to address it, the resulting societal problems will spiral out of control. The church must seize this opportunity by refocusing some of its missions resources to address this problem before it gets into a vicious downward spiral. This article should be one of many to serve as a wake-up call for the church to start praying for God’s wisdom and direction in preparation for this significant change in society.
Lance Sneath, Burkburnett, TX
While I applaud the authors in their willingness to grapple with the subject of robotics and its potential impact on society, I respectfully submit that there are two fundamental areas where this article falls entirely off of the rails. First, the majority of private enterprises will never be in a position to provide extracurricular skills assessments and technology training for employees over and above the requirements incumbent upon them to merely stay afloat and to be competitive. However, employers with vision will find ways to utilize higher technology to provide a better product or service while drafting their employees into the mix.
Second, why does the Christian mindset always seem to be that of accepting the loser’s bracket before a new challenge even begins? Instead of running from a technological world, why are we not encouraging Christians to embrace newer technologies and perhaps even become the leaders of this field? That said, I am not terribly ...1
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