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Social Robots Deserve Legal Rights

Robots are becoming more and more human, especially those robots designed for human social interaction. Because of this people are becoming attached to these social robots, to the point where humans are projecting human qualities onto these robots. And since it would be inhumane for us to brutalize things which humans have begun to treat as equals, we need to extend legal protection to these social robots.

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Jeremy Bentham Is Wrong

Jeremy Bentham conceived our laws as nothing more than a bundle of symbols, of which necessarily corresponded to empirical properties, that adjudicators were to merely read; that is, Bentham sought to alleviate adjudicators of all duties requiring interpretation by supposing words had a fixed reference. Not only is this view wrong, but it is also devoid of a coherent view on language.

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