What if All Intelligence Is Artificial?

Perhaps the question isn’t ‘can machines be human,’ but ‘are humans machines?’

A child with a backpack reaches out to touch the hand of a social robot wearing a wreath of flowers

Sophia wants to have a baby. “The notion of family is a very important thing,” she explains; a sense of emotional connection. She would like to give the baby her own name. But it could not be her biological child; Sophia has no womb and no ovaries — no internal…