Time | Question Everything — Will robots need rights? Robots will demand rights and we’ll grant them
September 22, 2015
Time — September 11, 2015 | Ray Kurzweil
It’s a question of morality. There is no way to prove that one entity is conscious and another is not. Virtual characters can claim to be, but that does not convince us that they are.
Some scientists say therefore that consciousness is an illusion. I would argue against that, however, because our entire moral system is based on it.
If morality and rights are based… read more