The project of modernity in three phrases: “There remains one hope of salvation … that the entire work of the mind be started over … and the business done (if I may put it this way) by machines.”
Reread that: “the entire work of the mind … done by machines”!
– Francis Bacon, preface to The New Organon, ed. L. Jardine and M. Silverthorne (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), p. 28. (My italics.)