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You don't have to be a computer scientist to get involved in the discussion about where artificial intelligence and technology are going.

What will the year 2084 hold for you - for your friends, for your family, and for our society? Are we doomed to the grim dystopia imagined in George Orwell's 1984?

In 2084, scientist and philosopher John Lennox will introduce you to a kaleidoscope of ideas: the key developments in technological enhancement, bioengineering, and, in particular, artificial intelligence. You will discover the current capacity of AI, its advantages and disadvantages, the facts and the fiction, as well as potential future implications.

The questions posed by AI are open to all of us. And they demand answers. A work that is made to challenge all listeners, no matter your worldview, 2084 shows how the Christian worldview, properly understood, can provide evidence-based, credible answers that will bring you real hope for the future of humanity.

©2020 John C. Lennox (P)2020 Zondervan

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  • Jim
  • 13-06-2020

Great book

Loved this book. It is very informative and interesting. It is a very Christian point of view, but it would be interesting to all who question where we are headed as a people in regards to AI.

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  • Ladi Thompson
  • 01-11-2020

Clarity of thought and tempered narrative

Informative assessments that ground the modern penchant for mixing scientific projections with a touch of fiction.

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  • Rafael Medina Pallarés
  • 09-10-2020

Cheap stuff

Misleading title. This is a cheap, poorly written religious proselytism. Shame on the Editor. Cheating with 2084.

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  • Adnilj
  • 01-10-2020

Poor Narration

Justin Brierley may be an excellent choice as narrator for British listeners, but as an American listener I find him intolerable. He completely ruins the information for me and leaves me no choice but to return the book and order a print version. Someone ought to know better than to subject listeners to a British narrator whose accent has all the charm of a rusty wheel, in my opinion.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 03-09-2020

another stellar work from Lennox!

Lennox continues to challenge me to think more deeply about current issues in light of biblical truth. also if, like me, you are at all hesitant about things eschatological- this is a great foray into the topic

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  • NICO PANAGIO
  • 29-08-2020

Lennox at his best!

Very succinct sober take in where we currently find ourselves in this brave new world. Not only beautifuly simplifies the eschatology but also explains why it is relevant to all Christians today. Love this a must read for every Christian and anyone else who would like to know what the hell is going on in 2020!

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  • M. Reyes
  • 06-08-2020

Interesting to see a biblical perspective

Most books rely solely on science and technology when predicting the future of the human body. Refreshing to see a book that includes the biblical role and how it may play out.

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  • DING MING YING 丁明英
  • 30-06-2020

Too Pessimistic !!!

Does AI (Artificial Intelligence) have access to the 'Akashic Chronicle' ??? I don't think so !!!

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  • Rick Baker
  • 19-06-2020

Thought Provoking

I enjoyed this commentary and insight on the direction of AI and the impact this technology could have on society

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  • DW
  • 25-07-2020

interesting look at the AI future ahead

great narration of an interesting book. Challenging us to compare the future with the past.

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  • Jason
  • 19-06-2020

A timely, fascinating little book.

This book is concise and well written and as with his other works demonstrates the extraordinarily wide and deep knowledge of Science, Philosophy and Biblical Christianity. The conclusions it draws seem to be philosophically strong and logically sound. There really are very few authors who can draw from such a breadth of knowledge and comment authoritatively on such topics and in such a refreshing way. Along with fellow intellectual titans: Dr William Lane Craig and Professor Anthony Flew: Lennox is one of my favourite authors. In my opinion this book is well worth reading.

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