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Why does anyone think robots need “souls”?

I think (AI) robots need to be controlled by international laws like Asimov’s three laws.
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https://futurism.com/artificial-consciousness/

11 day(s) ago

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Kravenhead
I have no idea. The last paragraph in the piece was pretty on target. It said people confuse mind with soul.
Consciousness has absolutely nothing to do with having a soul. For example: someone with brain damage, and in a vegetative state, would arguably possess a soul. They aren't self aware, but theologians would say that individual has a soul.
As much as Data of Star Trek entertained me, AI and robots are machines. And nothing more.
And yes. We do have to get busy with regulating AI.

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Kravenhead
10 day(s) ago
Most can barely figure out how to use their e-mail, and they're not exactly visionaries either. They wait for disaster to strike before they do anything.
We need more forward thinking people in Washington.

philosopher
10 day(s) ago
Sadly congress, most self absorbed politicians and elitist lack the intelligence and foresight to be concerned about the danger of sentient AI.

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