Why We Have a Fear of AI and the Tale of Paul Bunyan

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As humans, we love the tales of humanity’s triumphs over the machine because they reveal our need to deal with the fear of being replaced.

When new technology comes out that threatens my, or your job security, it’s only natural to detest the machine and prove it’s not more capable, or to find it’s weakness and sucker-punch it (imagine AI writing my articles…no thank you!).