When someone remarks that they are prone to overthinking things, what they are talking about is more likely a problematic tendency to be cynical.
According to philosopher Daniel Dennett consciousness is just an illusion, but why should we trust the the claims of an illusion?
Despite the expert fearmongering regarding artificial intelligence, a broader perspective of the phenomena provides a more hopeful outlook.
Season four of the science fiction series Black Mirror reveals the shows unfortunate underlying nihilism and human fatalism.
Despite the deafening roar of cynicism that announces our unfolding obliteration, existence is pretty awesome and most of the evidence supports that.