The epochal change threatens to overwhelm the world: power plants, buildings and transport have to be converted to renewable energies, industry to resource conservation, agriculture to sustainability. Help comes from machines with artificial intelligence.
265 years ago, the naturalist Carl von Linné first described our species as Homo sapiens. In the Age of Enlightenment, intellect and reason, insight and wisdom were the defining characteristics of modern man. But there are serious doubts. Because how reasonable or wise is it to wage wars, burn precious resources, heat up the atmosphere, cut down rainforests, wipe out animal species and