Cultural Update: AI's getting more human-like; Alabama ruling on embryos; Analyzing movies biblically

Today's topics:

  • Amazon's New AI Model: Amazon's AI model showing emergent language abilities, sparking debates on AI's human-like intelligence.
  • Alabama Supreme Court Ruling on Embryos: Examined the ruling that embryos are human beings, affecting the infertility industry.
  • Justice Alito's Prediction on Religious Dissenters: Addressed how a prediction by Justice Alito regarding the treatment of religious dissenters to same-sex marriage has materialized.
  • Analyzing Movies Biblically:  Tips for analyzing movies from a biblical perspective.
  • 'He Gets Us' Campaign and Foot Washing Ad: Critiqued the campaign's portrayal of love in political contexts.
  • Christian Couples and Having Children: Discussed whether Christian married couples are biblically obligated to have children.
  • Ending Life by Stopping Medications: Explored the ethical considerations of ending life by discontinuing medications.


Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture is a podcast from Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, which offers degrees both online and on campus in Southern California.

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