October 31, 2019

There is a concern about whether human beings can control autonomous weapons

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JD: What about the fact, can we not control these weapons?

BM: Well it depends upon how it’s designed. You know the idea of autonomous weapons without a human loop or interface is something that we don’t allow by law in the United States. But I will tell you autonomous weapons becoming just as common as the kalashnikov. In other words you see AK-47s and kalashnikov on every battlefield of the world today in which there is at least 55 that I am aware of. And they’re going to be replaced by the drones and cruise missiles, things that crawl upon the ground that don’t look like human beings because they aren’t but they have a certain amount of artificial intelligence.

Now if we design these things so that they can learn and they fight on there own. In other words they’re truly autonomous robotic forces. What we would call centaur war fighting could emerge and that’s something we’re concerned about. It’s what we’re looking at beyond this where we’re talking about technological similarity which is basically the human intelligence which is being taken over by an entity that does not have DNA; it’s not human and it starts to create itself. I know, we’re not there. But we’re rapidly moving in the direction in which artificially intelligent beings are becoming incredible capable.

Now we need AI to do mundane things. What we don’t need AI to do is to recreate itself over and over again so that its IQ can grow to 5,000 where as most humans are in the hundred range. So these things can do that if we permit it and that’s why this whole idea of super computing and nano technology is so significant today.

JD: Colonel Bob Maginnis from the Pentagon explaining how the military must use autonomous weapons.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

Bob Maginnis in his book Future Wars reveals to the United States how the military will fight future wars. The question has surfaced as to how soldiers may or may not be able to control AI weapons. Only time and research will answer these questions. What we do know for sure is that there will be future wars that is a direct statement from Jesus Christ in his Olivet Discourse found in Matthew 24. Verse 6 says that there will be wars and rumors of wars. In verse 7 Jesus says nations shall rise against nation, kingdom against kingdom. This actually is true in our world today and even more so as we look into the future. This is tangible evidence that we are living in the last days.