aiYuval Harari, the author of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind,” wrote, “We have advanced from canoes to galleys to steamships to space shuttles, but nobody knows where we’re going. … Worse still, humans seem to be more irresponsible than ever.” Lee Se-dol may win or lose against AlphaGo. But it is not the result of the match that is important. If we don’t know where we are headed, humans have started a losing game.

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