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According to university professor Noel Sharke, the keynote speaker at Great Britain's Royal United Services Institute, the autonomous gun-toting robots developed for warfare could easily fall into the hands of terrorists, and could unleash a robot arms race that will pose a threat to humanity.
Intelligent machines deployed on battle fields around the world, from mobile grenade launchers to rocket firing drones, can already identify and lock onto targets without human help. There are thousands of military robots on the ground in Iraq as well as unmanned aircraft and military leaders are calling for autonomous robots as soon as possible.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
An autonomous gun-toting robot in the hands of a terrorist in our world today could well be one aspect of the End Times scenario that is found in Bible prophecy.
The warning from a top expert on Artificial Intelligence that an autonomous gun toting robot in the hands of a terrorist could bring about a robot arms race that will be a threat to humanity, has not deterred military leaders around the world to back away from their need of for these robots that would allow for a risk free war.
Several countries led by the US, have already invested heavily in robot warriors developed for use on the battlefield. South Korea and Israel both deploy armed robot border guards while China, India, Russia, and Great Britain have all increased the use of military robots. These autonomous, gun-toting robots may well be the robot warriors that will fulfill many aspects of Bible prophecy for the Last Days.
Jesus Christ in His Olivet Discourse said that one indication of His soon return would be war and rumors of war, Matthew 24:6. John the Apostle and author of the book of Revelation said that the second judgment to be released on humankind during the Tribulation Period would be war and death, Revelation 6:3-4. John also wrote that one-fourth of the Earth's population will be killed, many of them by wars in the future, Revelation 6:7-8.
Autonomous, gun-toting robots may well set the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.