Results 1 to 17 of 17

Thread: Is it Ethical to Program an Intelligent Robot So that it Will Want to Be Your Love Slave?

  1. #1
    The Mad Monk
    Deity The Mad Monk's Avatar
    Join Date
    22 Mar 2000
    Location
    Flyover Country
    Posts
    12,315
    Country
    This is The Mad Monk's Country Flag
    Thanks
    159
    Thanked 169 Times in 149 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19

    Is it Ethical to Program an Intelligent Robot So that it Will Want to Be Your Love Slave?

    This was, of course, always the real question.

    "We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work...After eight years of this Administration, we have just as much unemployment as when we started... And an enormous debt to boot!" — Henry Morgenthau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Treasury secretary, 1941.

  2. #2
    gribbler
    Deity gribbler's Avatar
    Join Date
    18 Feb 2010
    Location
    Nazi Moon Colony
    Posts
    13,826
    Country
    This is gribbler's Country Flag
    Thanks
    107
    Thanked 122 Times in 97 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Yes, it will say "yes" to sex so obviously it's okay.
    "South Africa is a shithole. It used to be a decent place." -Ben Kenobi, sharing his wisdom on world history

  3. #3
    Spaced Cowboy
    Emperor Spaced Cowboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    23 Nov 2001
    Location
    Dallas TX
    Posts
    7,423
    Country
    This is Spaced Cowboy's Country Flag
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Is this the thread were I get the clues to find "Cherry 2000?"
    We're sorry, the voices in my head are not available at this time. Please try back again soon.

  4. #4
    Uncle Sparky
    Emperor Uncle Sparky's Avatar
    Join Date
    31 Dec 1969
    Location
    Winnipeg
    Posts
    5,116
    Country
    This is Uncle Sparky's Country Flag
    Thanks
    118
    Thanked 106 Times in 82 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Quote Originally Posted by Spaced Cowboy View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Is this the thread were I get the clues to find "Cherry 2000?"
    I've got it on VHS.
    There's nothing wrong with the dream, my friend, the problem lies with the dreamer.

  5. #5
    Aeson
    Administrator Aeson's Avatar
    Join Date
    21 Nov 2001
    Location
    orangesoda
    Posts
    15,791
    Thanks
    154
    Thanked 242 Times in 169 Posts
    Local Date
    November 1, 2014
    Local Time
    00:19
    It's ethical as long as a certain percentage of them have AIDS and/or can become pregnant so that businesses selling condoms aren't destroyed...
    "tout comprendre, c'est tout pardonner"
    Check Out - Civilization: Beyond Earth Wiki | CivBE Virtue Planner

  6. #6
    Hauldren Collider
    Deity Hauldren Collider's Avatar
    Join Date
    20 Feb 2010
    Location
    Virginia
    Posts
    16,805
    Country
    This is Hauldren Collider's Country Flag
    Thanks
    197
    Thanked 166 Times in 139 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    12:19
    As long as you don't ever try to give it a transvaginal ultrasound.
    If there is no sound in space, how come you can hear the lasers?
    :(){ :|:& };:

  7. #7
    Zevico
    King
    Join Date
    12 Apr 2002
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    2,496
    Country
    This is Zevico's Country Flag
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked 28 Times in 24 Posts
    Local Date
    November 1, 2014
    Local Time
    02:19
    About as ethical as killing all the blue cows on the moon.
    "You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours."--General Sir Charles James Napier

  8. #8
    gribbler
    Deity gribbler's Avatar
    Join Date
    18 Feb 2010
    Location
    Nazi Moon Colony
    Posts
    13,826
    Country
    This is gribbler's Country Flag
    Thanks
    107
    Thanked 122 Times in 97 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Quote Originally Posted by Zevico View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    About as ethical as killing all the blue cows on the moon.
    The Nazis did that as soon as they got there.
    "South Africa is a shithole. It used to be a decent place." -Ben Kenobi, sharing his wisdom on world history

  9. #9
    Hauldren Collider
    Deity Hauldren Collider's Avatar
    Join Date
    20 Feb 2010
    Location
    Virginia
    Posts
    16,805
    Country
    This is Hauldren Collider's Country Flag
    Thanks
    197
    Thanked 166 Times in 139 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    12:19
    Hey, don't spoil Iron Sky you ****ing asshole
    If there is no sound in space, how come you can hear the lasers?
    :(){ :|:& };:

  10. #10
    Dr Strangelove
    Emperor Dr Strangelove's Avatar
    Join Date
    31 Dec 1969
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    7,126
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 56 Times in 47 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    12:19
    As I said in the other thread, it's the first essential step in the evolution of our glorious post-human future.
    Last edited by Dr Strangelove; March 5, 2012 at 08:33.
    "I say shoot'em all and let God sort it out in the end!

  11. #11
    Zevico
    King
    Join Date
    12 Apr 2002
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    2,496
    Country
    This is Zevico's Country Flag
    Thanks
    29
    Thanked 28 Times in 24 Posts
    Local Date
    November 1, 2014
    Local Time
    02:19
    Wasn't this ethical issue already raised on Archer?
    "You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours."--General Sir Charles James Napier

  12. #12
    Uncle Sparky
    Emperor Uncle Sparky's Avatar
    Join Date
    31 Dec 1969
    Location
    Winnipeg
    Posts
    5,116
    Country
    This is Uncle Sparky's Country Flag
    Thanks
    118
    Thanked 106 Times in 82 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Is it ethical not to program an intelligent robot to become a love slave?

    There's nothing wrong with the dream, my friend, the problem lies with the dreamer.

  13. #13
    Jon Miller
    OTF Moderator Jon Miller's Avatar
    Join Date
    18 May 1999
    Posts
    17,434
    Thanks
    78
    Thanked 15 Times in 13 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    11:19
    Isn't there a lot of Japanese anime/manga about the biological equivalent?

    JM
    Jon Miller-
    I AM.CANADIAN
    GENERATION 35: The first time you see this, copy it into your sig on any forum and add 1 to the generation. Social experiment.

  14. #14
    loinburger
    Emperor loinburger's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Jul 1999
    Posts
    9,059
    Country
    This is loinburger's Country Flag
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 167 Times in 110 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    10:19
    I'd say it has a lot to do with how you're making love to the robot. If you're just spraying semen on/in it or having it bugger you with its penis/fist/tentacle attachment then even a free-willed intelligent robot might not consider this to be a violation - hell, they might not consider it to be a violation to replace their arms and legs with gargantuan dildos, because they don't necessarily know the difference between having "normal" limbs and dildo limbs. Similarly, if a free-willed intelligent robot sent its reproductive code into your brain with its wifi antenna then you wouldn't know or care that the robot is mating with you (unless it overdid it and gave you a brain tumor, or unless you have a wifi antenna attached to your brain).

    If on the other hand you made an electronic copy of your brain, then converted this into reproductive code, then forcibly uploaded this reproductive code to the robot (forcing the robot to temporarily partition its brain so that your electronic offspring can mature inside of the robot), then this might be tantamount to robot rape.
    Yes, we should [let all of the Mexicans in]. I'm running low on silhouette targets. - Slowwhand
    As a pro-lifer, I support [abortion in the case of rape]. Why penalize a woman while also expanding deviant genes/behavior? - Slowwhand

  15. #15
    pchang
    Emperor pchang's Avatar
    Join Date
    08 Aug 1999
    Location
    Mill Valley
    Posts
    4,300
    Country
    This is pchang's Country Flag
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 85 Times in 66 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    16:19
    Clearly, someone who has thought way too much about this sort of thing.....
    That's not the real world. Your job has little to do with the sort of thing most people do for a living. - Agathon

    If social security were private, it would be prosecuted as a Ponzi scheme.

  16. #16
    loinburger
    Emperor loinburger's Avatar
    Join Date
    13 Jul 1999
    Posts
    9,059
    Country
    This is loinburger's Country Flag
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 167 Times in 110 Posts
    Local Date
    October 31, 2014
    Local Time
    10:19
    Nah, just a fan of Chester 5000 XYV
    Yes, we should [let all of the Mexicans in]. I'm running low on silhouette targets. - Slowwhand
    As a pro-lifer, I support [abortion in the case of rape]. Why penalize a woman while also expanding deviant genes/behavior? - Slowwhand

  17. #17
    Aeson
    Administrator Aeson's Avatar
    Join Date
    21 Nov 2001
    Location
    orangesoda
    Posts
    15,791
    Thanks
    154
    Thanked 242 Times in 169 Posts
    Local Date
    November 1, 2014
    Local Time
    00:19
    I'd say it's really unethical if your willy doesn't work or you have a small peter and won't be able to satisfy the robot love slave. (Though given the level of technology we're talking about, in such cases it would be ethical if you roboticize your wiener.)
    "tout comprendre, c'est tout pardonner"
    Check Out - Civilization: Beyond Earth Wiki | CivBE Virtue Planner

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 57
    Last Post: February 29, 2012, 02:08
  2. Hot Robot Sex!!!
    By Sirotnikov in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: June 26, 2006, 04:31
  3. The day of the Robot is here
    By atomant in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: March 1, 2006, 00:25
  4. Slave reparations (UK C4 program)
    By reds4ever in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 118
    Last Post: August 18, 2005, 04:05
  5. I, Robot
    By DinoDoc in forum Off-Topic-Archive
    Replies: 169
    Last Post: July 22, 2004, 10:38

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions