It is already predicted that AI will soon be in all areas of the workplace, with industry experts saying it will eventually do millions of jobs currently done by people.
It is said that every field – from publishing to factory work – will eventually be done by an intelligent robot as men and women become increasingly obsolete.
But now experts believe more than jobs are at risk in the AI revolution.
Novelist Dan Brown previously warned people may no longer worship God or pray to Jesus – instead putting all their faith in an AI messiah.
Speaking about the advent of this technology, the Da Vinci Code writer said: “Humanity no longer needs God but may with the help of artificial intelligence develop a new form of collective consciousness that fulfils the role of religion.
“Are we naive today to believe that the gods of the present will survive and be here in a hundred years?”
According to Daily Galaxy, MIT physicist and cosmologist Max Tegmark also said that once this new superintelligence is vastly greater than that of a human, the fate of mankind will depend on it.