Large corporations with deep pockets are advancing (AI) as a form of intellegence that can be used for decision-making. It is, in other words, a form of descision making based on data imput without the life of the mind -- it has no mind. (AI) requires data imput and is only as good as its data imput. Consequently, (AI) can be used for good or for evil. It is, in other words, a form of social, economic, and political manipulation that can be dangerous and devious. Everything related to (AI) depends on its author's intent. For human society, life without a mind is machine life, which is not worth living.