Can We Be Emotionally Attached to Robots?

Can We Be Emotionally Attached to Robots?

This post brings out a perspective, a perspective on human-robot relationships should look like. Though robocists and researchers around the world are striving hard to blur the line differentiating robots from humans in terms of looks and functionality, is this the right direction for us to head in?

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I talk to my coffee machine all the time, but I think children are the most vulnerable
to robots.Robotic toys are dengorous. Nothing can replace a real cat, or a sister,or brother.

I got so carried away with that Jibo video. Such an amazing β€œthing.”

And this:
β€œDo real humans not use the same psychological tricks to manipulate others into loving them while they not meaning any of it? If humans are allowed, why should robots be judged on a stringent scale.”

So damn true.