I saw the movie Ex Machina recently and started thinking that once the technology gets there a lot of people will opt for someone who physically and emotionally looks exactly the way they want to--only knowing that this person is essentially a fake person from the outset would block you from ever falling for them.
Yet, if you fell for someone and then found out they were built would you still have feelings for them or could you only look at them as robots even though hypotethically they are capable of real emotions and real consciousness
Most Helpful Girl
ex machina fucked with my head so bad. i wanted to throw that bitch off a cliff. i don't think i've ever left a movie feeling that angry.
to answer your question, i'd convince myself that it's all manufactured and get over it. i'm not going to love something that knows exactly how to manipulate (and destroy) me. there's nothing real there. no real joy or connection. no turbulence.0
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Most Helpful Guy
As a computer engineering major and a huge fan of coding and all things sci fi this stuff holds a special place in my heart. Strong artificial intelligence is such an intense philosophical subject to discuss. What does it mean to have consciousness? What does it mean to be human? Is human something we should even strive to replicating? If we did succeed in creating them then that would redefine everything we hold dear: religion, sense of self, morality, what it means to feel inferior from a physical standpoint which would lead to humility, AI rights would probably come later. We would have to get comfortable sharing this planet with other intelligent beings to avoid conflict. You just know humans would be fearful and judgmental because we hate everything we don't understand.
I think it would force us to grow up quickly and take an intense look at ourselves and things like gender equality.0