The Last Question is actually a short story by Issac Asimov. Published in 1956. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Question

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That Wikipedia article was interesting, especially about how many Asimov readers had the same inability to remember the story as Shel had, and how Asimov learned to handle the situation

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The pain for me is that I was a huge fan of Asimov and still am.

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If only I had opened this email earlier, I could’ve been first to post the information about “the last question.”

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That's an interesting observation by Ernie & Federico. Evidently ChatGPT is still prone to error.

Regarding its answer to your question about religion, I don't consider it politically correct at all. Its answer was in line with its purpose. It wasn't created to be a god or to be worshipped; it's a tool.

And while we're on the subject of Asimov (which is actually the reason I came here in the first place), his Three Laws of Robotics would seem to negate any god-like tendences of ChatGPT:

1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

2. A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.

3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

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