Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Retrodictions, canto 5, quatrain 8

It’s made to labor on and on;
not born nor bred, but built to plan;
what name for this automaton?
A slave? A pet? Not yet a man?

Commentary by Brother Quark:
Perhaps this is about golems.

Commentary by N. Hellerstein:
This is about robots.

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