Posts Tagged ‘Henry Kissinger’

Henry Kissinger: advisor to presidents and popes

Monday, December 4th, 2023
Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger, the renowned American diplomat who passed away on November 29 at the age of 100, proved to be a counsellor to presidents and a confidant to popes. Spanning multiple decades and contentious geopolitical eras, Kissinger’s interactions with the Vatican reveal a tapestry of discussions and alliances. In a notable instance in 1975, Kissinger Read more

Kissinger warns of the potential catastrophic danger of artificial intelligence

Thursday, May 11th, 2023
danger of Artificial Intelligence

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (pictured) has become “obsessed” with a very modern concern – the potential catastrophic danger of artificial intelligence (AI). Kissinger spent much of his career thinking about the dangers of nuclear weapons but, at 99, he is concerned the powers of AI could be far more devastating than even Read more

Artificial intelligence a technology in search of a guiding philosophy – Kissinger

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Artificial intelligence

Henry Kissinger, ‘historian and occasional practising statesman,’ has flagged concerns about the effect digital technology is having on humanity. He says “for all its achievements, it runs the risk of turning on itself as its impositions overwhelm its conveniences. “Beyond factual questions (“What is the temperature outside?”), questions about the nature of reality or the Read more