King Solomon has said, “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from Him” (Psalm 127:3 NLT). When God gives us a gift, that’s something extra special and should be handled with love and care. Why, then, are we quick to take His gift of children and then shut down their healthy brain development and turn them into video veggies?
Hanson Robotics announced plans to release thousands of what they’re calling “Sophia” robots. Sophia is a “social robot” that can perform rudimentary medical tasks, like taking a person’s temperature, but can also make facial expressions and utter a few phrases. According to company CEO David Hanson, “Sophia” is programmed to offer “human warmth” and is being released this year in order to help especially elderly people who are living in isolation due to the pandemic.