Distorted Truth: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Battle for the Mind

Mouw, Richard J.

Harper & Row, 1989

p. 43

“People are worried whether if a computer could think then we would have created a human. [Then maybe computers would have to be paid, and be given a social security number. Maybe they'd get letters from the IRS and catalogs from L. L. Bean. Maybe Jehovah's Witnesses would try to convert them.] But, really, the only really amazing breakthrough in computer technology would be if it became relevant and necessary to say to a computer: 'Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.' Trust--or the capacity to trust--is one essential ingredient of humanness. And the danger is that one might start to put his trust in his own insights.”