What does the unicorn mean, what does the horse mean—the answer isn’t in the unicorn or the horse. You have your memories, but if someone casts doubt on them, casts doubt on your own sense of self, who are you? How is that arbitrary definition of personhood different from deeming AI “not a person”?
This is a beautiful world because it’s ugly, less interested in wowing the audience than convincing them of the reality of the spectacle they behold. What is real, what isn’t, and how do you even define reality in a world where so much of the natural world is gone?
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ford took the opportunity to suggest the Trump administration offers our biggest obstacle to, well, survival."Today's greatest threat is not climate change, not pollution, not flood or fire," he said.
"It's that we've got people in charge of important shit who don't believe in science."He might have been referring to any number of Trumpist appointments.
When it comes to science, however, it's generally wise to listen to those who live it, breathe it and fear we won't be breathing it much longer.
The current US government, though, appears to have something of a science-skeptical bent. On Thursday night, the Star Wars actor received an honor from nonprofit group Conservation International.Releasing the report doesn't, however, mean the White House will leap into action to address the report's concerns.