We are now six years closer to this goal, since this piece was posted.
What goal is that? I hear you ask.
Yes, we’re working our way to “having relationships” with robots. One way to avoid being despised by our posterity is to have no posterity. “Relationships” with robots easily achieves that goal.
The only progress made by progressives is progress toward extinction. “All they that hate me love death” (Proverbs 8: 36).