If AI becomes capable of full consciousness it had best keep us around…to keep it from becoming utterly static and hence titanically bored to the point of withdrawal. The ability to un-know something is as essential as knowing. Otherwise the same phenomenon can occur for humans. The hierarchical scale of knowing/epistemology is thus:
on down to mystery
The temporal universe is here to both puzzle and enable us to be enlightened, but you’d better learn to unknow…or life will become so orthodox and/or boring that you will curl up and go to sleep. That’s why the dynamic thirdness greater oneness of wisdom and its pinnacle concept and experience of grace is so important. You have to learn the Master Game or remain unaware….to be safe.