Every time a new concept arises, there are those who perceive potential hazards. It's hard to name an innovation that didn't face opposition from a substantial group of people. Yet, it is the course of the future. Utilized appropriately, AI promises to be an instrument for human advancement. It's true that some will benefit more than others, and a few may even be disadvantaged during AI's evolution, but this is inevitable.
Socrates argued that the advent of written works marked the end of philosophy as he knew it. I concur. Indeed, philosophy transformed when philosophers transitioned from oral teachings to written discourse. But Socrates, despite acknowledging the drawbacks of writing, also recognized its merits. Hence, his disciples, like Plato, committed his teachings to text.
The corporate world also carries significant responsibility in determining whether AI is embraced or resisted. The key question is whether businesses will deploy AI merely for cost-cutting or to enhance productivity. Both types of businesses will emerge, with some using AI for improved efficiency and others purely for cost reduction. However, the market will eventually correct this imbalance.