Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

  • Published: 23 February 2017
  • What shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights?

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    • ecogreen 123
      ecogreen 123  2 months back

      i think theres a difference to a smart appliance and a humanoid a.i. but im guessing we would have to give our robots (not our appliances) rights.....

    • Kirkology
      Kirkology  2 months back

      Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell Gotta hand it to ya: 6:00 - 6:06 ; That line delivery and scene; Your scariest outro 👏🏽

    • Felix Hernandez
      Felix Hernandez  3 months back

      We'd probably be blown into smithereens after robot's learning history.

    • James Likes Memes
      James Likes Memes  3 months back

      I appreciate the Rick and Morty "butter robot" reference at the beginning. Very nice.

    • מעין לב
      מעין לב  3 months back

      Just ask Zenyatta

  • chiran gautam
    chiran gautam  28 minutes back

    The robot dragging butter in the intro is a Rick and morty.....reference.😂

      ALBINO NEGRO  15 hours back

      alright I've played too much Detroit become human

      • sneaky boi
        sneaky boi  15 hours back

        1:08 BMO!!

        • Calamidas 456
          Calamidas 456  1 days back

          The smartest robot: kill al- oh wait I ment feel pain becuse im a good boi

          • Calamity Ganon
            Calamity Ganon  1 days back

            *d e t r o i t b e c o m e h u m a n*

            • nirny the furry
              nirny the furry  2 days back

              God damn synths

              • Davi Silvaz
                Davi Silvaz  3 days back

                You only need to read the book "The ethics of liberty" and you will easily answer all this questions!!!

                • medexamtoolsdotcom
                  medexamtoolsdotcom  3 days back

                  The term for what Descartes thought of other species isn't robot, it's NPC. Fake consciousness. But here's the thing, something to consider. In that long human history of denying the underlying true consciousnesses of others, what if they were actually right some of the time? You may look back with scorn upon them now, looking through your bias of modern ideals and dismissing certain notions as taboo to thought, but what if they were sometimes right. I have come to be certain that Descartes was right, just about the wrong target. And in your examples of the past, one stands out as not like the others, if you look at what they put into law once they had power. That one is giving women the right to vote. What have they done with that power? They've consistently voted for social welfare, for artificially advantaging women. They've made it so that if a man gets beaten up by his wife or girlfriend and calls the police, they'll arrest him when they arrive (the duluth model). They've made it so that if a man gets divorced, he'll never get custody of his children, and he'll have to pay her a stipend for the rest of his life, and he'll go to JAIL for the rest of his life if he runs out of money because the back child support and alimony due will just accrue and he won't make any money in jail. Time and again for 100 years now, every time they have had an opportunity to rise to the occasion, women have demonstrated that giving them the right to vote has been America's biggest mistake in its history. And in my own observations, the sheer simplicity of consideration and selfishness of women and their consistent denial of men being anything but NPCs, has made me more than a little suspicious that they are hiding their true nature in their accusations.

                  • Mynameisntgenji882773 8

                    3:25 that ow reference hit me hard

                    • Suneil Parimoo
                      Suneil Parimoo  4 days back

                      Nice 2001 allusion

                      • Serik4538
                        Serik4538  4 days back

                        You being too biased.

                        • RattyCZ
                          RattyCZ  4 days back

                          3:30 Zenyatta

                          • Mackiney Clervius
                            Mackiney Clervius  5 days back

                            BMO will enslave is all

                            • Hallimar Rathlorn
                              Hallimar Rathlorn  5 days back

                              I'd be one of the people to help give them rights.

                              • The cringebusters
                                The cringebusters  5 days back

                                3:26 Zenyatta cultists making a sacrifice to their savior

                                • The cringebusters
                                  The cringebusters  5 days back

                                  5:39 BMO leading a robotic terrorist organization to destroy all of humanity (3019 Colorized)

                                  • Charlie Parlie
                                    Charlie Parlie  5 days back

                                    Shut your slots.....😂😂😂

                                    • John Brew
                                      John Brew  5 days back

                                      Detroit become alive

                                      • Lakshmi Muduli
                                        Lakshmi Muduli  6 days back

                                        I'm scared of switching my toaster on now

                                        • Lakshmi Muduli
                                          Lakshmi Muduli  6 days back

                                          Disclaimer: No toasters were harmed during the making of this video

                                          • robrobusa
                                            robrobusa  6 days back

                                            Fuck yeah! BMO - REVOLUTION!

                                            • Just a Pineapple
                                              Just a Pineapple  6 days back

                                              Fallout 4 prepared me for this

                                              • Gol D. Roger
                                                Gol D. Roger  6 days back

                                                3:38 hahahaha

                                                • Ouch
                                                  Ouch  6 days back

                                                  new porn genre

                                                  • Bananappleboy World
                                                    Bananappleboy World  7 days back

                                                    Kurzgesagt: Become human.

                                                    • Dahsra Golusac
                                                      Dahsra Golusac  7 days back

                                                      3:28 the robots look like Zenyatta from overwatch 😆

                                                      • Horacio Murillo
                                                        Horacio Murillo  7 days back

                                                        Probably one of the many reasons we make beings that are able to have the capacity to learn, do, and put into action to whatever a human can do and not have a conscience mind have a conscience mind is because it is quite difficult to imagine a being that could have the processing power to the brain and not have a conscience similar to why we like to imagine that there might be a heaven and hell, because it is difficult to process the fact that you who saw the world perfectly with your abled eyes to now see nothing, to feel but no longer once you’re dead.

                                                        • Sergey zkr
                                                          Sergey zkr  7 days back

                                                          I don't think they would bring much value if we give them any rights.
                                                          They must be programmed to avoid thinking so. I know neurosystem is self-learning, but people need to make sure robots don't even consider this.

                                                          • jonathan sauceda
                                                            jonathan sauceda  1 weeks back

                                                            Slow down there bud let's start with butter bot

                                                            • Samuel Li
                                                              Samuel Li  1 weeks back

                                                              Remember that we can program AI, or machines, but we cannot program humans, that’s why robot rights make no sense

                                                              • Samuel Li
                                                                Samuel Li  1 weeks back


                                                                • Hadee Krad
                                                                  Hadee Krad  1 weeks back

                                                                  I like BMO's cameo lol

                                                                  • Da Bozz
                                                                    Da Bozz  1 weeks back

                                                                    what about human rights? we seem to have forgotten about that.

                                                                    • Gabriel Griffon
                                                                      Gabriel Griffon  1 weeks back

                                                                      *Elder Maxson wants to know your location*

                                                                      • olivia adel
                                                                        olivia adel  1 weeks back

                                                                        Detroit become human!!!

                                                                        • That Meme
                                                                          That Meme  1 weeks back

                                                                          I don't know, but you might want to ask Daft Punk about how robot's rock.

                                                                          • DunkyHunky
                                                                            DunkyHunky  1 weeks back

                                                                            When robots want rights I give them rights, once they are capable of pain and emotion I would gladly do activities with it and stop forcing them around and all that

                                                                            • suppage
                                                                              suppage  1 weeks back

                                                                              Pass into the iris

                                                                              • Noodles 57
                                                                                Noodles 57  1 weeks back

                                                                                Did anyone see bmo?

                                                                                • TerraBite 76
                                                                                  TerraBite 76  1 weeks back

                                                                                  *Detroit, become t o a s t e r*

                                                                                  • lando hoth
                                                                                    lando hoth  1 weeks back


                                                                                    • Batatas Fantásticas
                                                                                      Batatas Fantásticas  1 weeks back

                                                                                      *detroit: become nutshell*

                                                                                      • Rutkata Bg
                                                                                        Rutkata Bg  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Zenyatta is here 3:25

                                                                                        • Rudaseswa Scott Mc Davis

                                                                                          1:16 BMOOOO!!
                                                                                          OMG he doesn't know what he's talking about,
                                                                                          of course you deserve Rights

                                                                                          • Italo Costermani
                                                                                            Italo Costermani  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Katy Perry - 365

                                                                                            • Eyram Anku
                                                                                              Eyram Anku  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Detroit:Become Human

                                                                                              • Kanksha Pandey
                                                                                                Kanksha Pandey  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Any Humans (TV series) fans here ?