The scientific trend in the politics of the Russian Orthodox Church: Patriarch Kirill meets with a robot he created to work in space
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, visited the II international Orthodox student forum in Moscow, held in one of the pavilions ENEA, was found with a robot named Theodore, which was designed to work in orbit. The Primate also commended the research in the field of artificial intelligence and talked with students.
As notes “Kommersant, in the youth policy of the Russian Orthodox Church was designated a new trend – neighborhood of religion and science, to popularize the Church with clear to young people “tools”, such as rap.
One of the highlights of the exhibition was the meeting of the Patriarch with the new Russian robot Fedor. Humanoid machine, and the head of the ROC stared at each other, then the robot “suddenly raised his hands up to the heavens, and then handed the head of the Church erected a metal hand.” “Patriarch, did not expect such mechanically stretched to answer, but caught himself in time and lowered his hands on the staff,” the article says.
This was followed by fellowship and Cyril came to the forum for young people. The Patriarch approved the research in the field of artificial intelligence and robotics, saying that the thirst of scientific discoveries in human invested by the Creator. He also urged not to forget about its core values – for example, the creation of the traditional family.
He also formulated his version of the national idea – the desire to act: “If the passion is lost, then the nation reduced survival potential. But if the movement to exploit will become the youth idea, the next generation will be quite different”.
At the exhibition, many Russian universities have demonstrated their scientific achievements, which revolved around religious themes. For example, the stand MGTU im. Bauman worked the massive machine-engraver, which is laser-burned on the Board the image of the Church. MArchI has prepared a model architectural project “the Orthodox Church for 900 people in the parish complex”. And Higher school of Economics put on the stand plastic model of the temple, printed on 3D-printer. Besides, the event sounded trendy hip-hop project Nastoyatel and broadcast his video.