Concerns of a Metal World

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Concerns of a Metal World Robots have always been a fascination though many Americans openly discuss their concerns with what negative outcomes that automatons are capable of creating though a lot of people fail to see the greater positive outcomes of assimilating these machines into our society even though we are moving into that direction. This essay will discuss some of the pros and cons of 3 main perspectives, which would be Commerce/Social, Medical, and Military with the hope to persuade others into accepting robots. Many Americans are uneasy with the idea of robots in the workforce or simply in public. Though machines are currently in our workforce working in basic positions ( i.e. working assembly lines ) though if they were to…show more content…
Though to some people they would be willing to take the risk for companionship from what Alan Brown tells he met with a psychologist (Sherry Turkle) from MIT that had a talk with a student (Anne) that if robots could mimic and evoke emotions that anne would trade in her boyfriend for a robot to get that “caring behavior” ((BROWN, ALAN S. "The Robotic Moment." Mechanical Engineering 135.9 (2013) pg.33). To many it would help them with maladies such as loneliness it would also put comfort to those in retirement homes for the seniors would have someone to interact with. There is the idea of using robots to help children with autism or asp burgers to teach them how to identify and react to people’s emotion and facial expressions. Many wonder how effective a robot would be in the field of medicine. Many people are uneasy with having to get surgery from a human surgeon let alone a robot surgeon would be out of the question for patients for they fear

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