Thursday, October 22, 2015

"the human rights situation for robots is horrifying"

More on Andrew's theory.  I kinda think this is more Lucas's blind spot than Lucas's subtle commentary, maybe because it was a blind spot for me too. But now that I think about it, it's everywhere. (Speaking of Harry Potter: sure, the house elves have a bad lot. But what about the paintings? Seems pretty clear they can think and feel. But they get stuck with n one place having to be password keepers / door wardens and the like.)

1 comment:

  1. I'm not the only one to notice this: See this article on David Fincher's abandoned Droid Uncle Tom's Cabin idea: