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It's Time to Take a Hard Look at the Ethics of AI

When humans try to cure a problem, upgrades are made and limits are pushed - sometimes to the point of abuse. Tuesday on radio, Glenn took the beginnings of a deep dive into technology and the dangers of Elon Musk's new business which merges man with machine. Transhumanism is coming and now is the time to decide if it should be stopped before it's too late.

Enjoy the complimentary clip or read the transcript for details.

GLENN: Okay. I'm trying to get us to -- we need to talk about AI. We need to talk about future technology and how it's going to integrate with our society. This is more important than anything else because this will affect your life in about five years and will definitely affect our children's life. And there are really smart people -- Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates -- a long list of them, that are all saying, "This has got to be stopped." This is not some Luddite stop technology. This is really smart people saying, "This is the end of humans." Now, some really smart people on the other side are saying, "No, this is the greatest thing ever." But we don't just slide into something where the greatest minds on earth are saying, "Hey, warning, this could wipe out the entire human race." I say we don't take that casually and just slide into that technology, like we have everything else.

So I want to show you one more piece of technology. And I'll probably have to do it at the -- after the break, here at the bottom. But one more thing that will show you how we're sliding into things. And you're just not going to be able to get out. Because humans always try to cure a problem, then once they've found that cure, they want to upgrade that, and then they push and abuse that.

Everybody knows that right now -- we yesterday had a conversation about abortion. And if that's life inside of a human body. And then how much is that life worth? That was the MSNBC discussion: Yeah, but that kid, you know, could cost $10,000 a year to raise.

So what is life? And what is the value of life?

Those are two questions that Americans and the world don't want to answer because we're too busy talking about politics and who is going to be on the Supreme Court to rule pro or -- or anti-choice. Instead, we should be having the conversation of, what is life?

And you can tell that man cares about life more than anything else because anything that you read about Silicon Valley, they're all searching for one thing. And for the first time in human history, we're about to cross into it. And it is the fountain of youth. Right now, the biggest thinkers on earth are trying to cure death. As amazing and as ridiculous as that sounds, they're really trying to do it.

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WATCH: The DIVIDED States of America: Is It Time for a National Divorce?

It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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RADIO

Jason Whitlock: Raiders coach fired by NFL as a ‘SIGNAL’ to others

Raiders Head Coach Jon Gruden was forced to resign (fired) by the NFL on Monday due to 'misogynistic' and 'homophobic' language found in several of his old, private emails. But Jason Whitlock, sports writer and host of 'Fearless' on BlazeTV, tells Glenn that Gruden's words never should have resulted in his job lost: 'We should have accepted his apology and kept it moving.' But instead, Whitlock says the NFL chose to use Gruden as a 'signal' for all other employees who may oppose the football organization's current, far-left political stances: 'Taking over sports, taking over the NFL, is crucial to the goals of the left and what they're trying to do.'

RADIO

How an ‘orchestrated’ revolution is bringing America TO ITS KNEES

Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, joins Glenn to discuss his new book, 'The Dying Citizen.' He explains how America's hippies from the 1960s are the progressive elites running our institutions today and how their 'well orchestrated' moves have created a top-down revolution that's 'bringing us down to our knees.' So, what's the solution? Davis Hanson tells Glenn what we can do to push back against the far left today…

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Who Is More Evil: Government or Facebook? | Robby Soave | Ep 120

The Left and Right agree: Social media companies like Facebook are abusing their power — whether through censorship or harmful, groupthink-creating algorithms. But is the solution really more censorship and regulation, like government fearmongers and leftist "whistleblowers" have insisted? Glenn sits down with the senior editor at Reason, Robby Soave, who has a much more refreshing solution laid out in his latest book, "Tech Panic: Why We Shouldn't Fear Facebook and the Future." Politicians have weaponized the fear we have about social media. So, maybe we should be looking at the positives. Glenn and Robby take a look at the (very familiar) history of tech panic and censorship, balance the consequences of changing Section 230, and expose the real threat to the future of free speech: Progressive tyranny entrenched in the old school media.