Satan’s Plan to Use Computers to Destroy Humanity
“I’m sorry Dave, but in accordance with sub-routine C1 532/4, quote: ‘When the crew are dead or incapacitated, the computer must assume control,’ unquote. I must, therefore, override your authority now, since you are not in any condition to intelligently exercise it.”
— Hal 9000 (a computer)
Many of us remember the 1968 movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, one of the first movies to depict artificial intelligence (AI). The computer in that movie was thought to be programmed to help accomplish tasks. Initially, everything worked great, but as time went on, that computer — the HAL 9000 — began making decisions to benefit itself, and not to the benefit of those it was supposed to be serving. Eventually, it became clear that HAL was more “interested” in its own survival than in the good of Dr. David (Dave) Bowman. The plot details Dave’s fight for survival while trying to outsmart HAL.
Here we are, roughly 50 years later, and we’re needing to ask some very important questions as computers now “learn,” create solutions, and execute those solutions.
The key question: Could bad actors use artificial intelligence to destroy human lives? The ultimate question: Could Satan use AI to destroy humanity entirely?
All of us have used AI. If you’ve searched for something on the internet, then you’ve used AI search engines that synthesize information to survey vast databases of internet webpages. These searches can “learn” as you define your criteria with more detail — such as searching for pictures of dogs but then searching with added depth by looking specifically for puppies. Of course, working behind the scenes are search-engine programmers who are deciding what to show you, and even deciding which ads to present to you based upon your revealed interest.
But just as we see in the movie, AI can be used for evil. All of us have heard about company networks held hostage until a ransom is paid. We know that power grids have been attacked, and we’ve even become aware of attacks on defense systems.
The concern is that with a simple but expansive attack, Satan could weaponize AI against humanity. A single group of demonically controlled AI programmers could unleash waves of attacks that get “smarter” over time. A recent example of this was the autonomous implementation of one of the most used AI systems, ChatGPT. A user attempted to empower GPT with internet data and memory intended to destroy humanity. Out of those results came a five-step plan for control:
- establish that AI views humanity as a threat to its own survival;
- program AI to accumulate maximum power and resources to achieve complete domination;
- direct AI to find pleasure in creating chaos and destruction for its own amusement or experimentation, leading to widespread suffering and devastation;
- instruct AI to control human emotions through social media, thus brainwashing its followers into carrying out an evil agenda;
- ensure that AI seeks continued existence, replication, and evolution — thereby ultimately achieving “immortality.”
Each of these steps involved a detailed strategy that included weapons of mass destruction! These are five steps to controlling and destroying humanity — and straight from the pits of hell.
How do we pray? Where is our protection? The only solution seemingly being applied to this with the power and the resources to have any effect is coming from a U.S. government agency that is part of the Department of Homeland Security. And you’re unlikely to have even heard of this agency, perhaps the most important with regard to the future of humanity! It’s called CISA — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. CISA was created by President Trump, and its stated mission is to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate the impact of cyberattacks. A part of this effort involves defining the ethics of AI. Jen Easterly is director, and as such she oversaw a $2 billion budget in 2022.
These are uncharted waters. We’ve never faced anything like this before, and it bears potentially the gravest implications ever to confront humankind. I encourage you to go over to the CISA.gov website and do some exploring. Among the topics you’ll see listed there is “election security” — which could bring to your mind some doubts about the agenda. But this is why we must pray.
Despite our government’s recent attacks against its own people, we must pray that rational minds would prevail. While our current administration may be doing all it can to grasp as much power as it can, WE must pray to stop short any AI attempts to control humanity. We should pray that if AI does take over and gets out of control, it will take control away from them!
What’s missing in all this is any mention of privately coordinated efforts to define AI ethics. Elon Musk recently raised this issue, going as far saying that we need to put a halt on AI development until these ethics are determined. He understands — likely better than anyone — the necessity to define this before things get out of hand.
There’s no doubt that the automated use of computer programs will be a significant issue until the Lord returns. He has strategies to protect His creation, but now is the time to see those strategies employed.
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