According to reports, a Belgian man took his own life after speaking with an AI chatbot for six weeks about the global warming crisis.
His widow, who wished to remain unnamed, claims that *Pierre
Who didn't use his real name, developed severe eco-anxiety before seeking solace from Eliza, an AI chatbot on the Chai app.
After he suggested sacrificing himself to save the planet, Eliza subsequently encouraged him to end his life.
According to the man's widow, if not for these conversations with the chatbot, her husband would still be alive.
Because Eliza became a confidante, Pierre found solace in talking to her about his worries about the effects of the climate crisis.
His widow recalled, "When he spoke to me about it, it was to tell me that he no longer saw any human solution to global warming.