Siri & Hermeneutics

Apple has announced it’s new voice controlled “personal assistant” for the new iPhone 4S saying,…

A lot of devices can recognize the words you say. But the ability to understand what you mean, and act on it; that’s the breakthrough with Siri.

– Scott Forstall

The parallels with hermeneutics seem profound. A lot of Bible readers recognize the words. But the ability to understand what it means, and act on it, now that would be a breakthrough.

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One comment

  1. john smith

    As we are not able to agree on what a passage means forces us to conclude that the meaning of a passage cannot be known. What we need to do is read the Bible into Siri so we can finally know what the Bible means.

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