THE SAFETY OF HUMANS AROUND ROBOTS

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During the time of Asimov, there was no Internet, cell phones or laptops, but he thought that in the future there will be Robots. Asimov did not focus on his stories on imagining the future, he only gives us information about the setting to see how robots function in it. However, Asimov use the settings of the stories to focus on the development of the robots and the relationship between humans and robots. The stories of “Robbie” happened on earth in 1998, and this is the main setting since most of the stories happened on it. In the story of “Robbie”, readers can see that Robbie and Gloria were playing hide and seek in the yard and in this part, the relationship between Robbie and Gloria is strange because Gloria is over controlling Robbie and she is mean to him and does not treat him nicely, specially, when “She slapped her hand against Robbie’s torso, ‘Bad boy! I’ll spank you!’” (page3). Similarly, Robbie and Gloria were playing in the field “Clear across the field he sped” (page 5). And here Asimov wants to show the readers that robots have feelings like humans and they can enjoy stories, especially, when Robbie made “a semi-circle in the air” (page 5) for Cinderella story and show the excitement as, “Robbie gave in immediately and unconditionally before this ultimatum, nodding his head vigorously until the metal of his nick hummed” (page 4). This is obvious that Robbie had emotion and feelings. Asimov showing that even if the robot is nice to human people still think that robots is dangerous. However, the question is even if robots have feelings, can robots and humans live together safely? When Robbie wants the story, he made the semi-circle and that's obvious that he cannot talk, but readers can see that Mrs. Weston is afraid of him, “I won't have my daughter entrusted to a machine-and I do not care how clever it is” (page 9), as well as the villagers, “most of the villagers consider Robbie dangerous. Children are not allowed to go near our place in the evenings” (page 9). So even if “Robbie” is kind and awesome, people think that robots are dangerous on human. On the other hand, the story of “Runaround” happened in 2015 on Mercury. In this setting, Asimov give us information about mercury to show the readers how robots function, especially when he said, “the sun was hotter than ever and Powell felt a maddening itch in the small of his back.... hard radiation beginning to tell even through the insosuit.” So, Mercury is dangerous and hot which leads to the problem that Donovan and Powell have with “speedy”. Furthermore. readers can see the weakness of the three laws of robotics. When the robots try to follow a higher law, they cannot make decisions. As we see “speedy” cares about himself since he is an expensive robot and that’s law number three, which says, “a robot must protect its own existence.” Also, he cannot obey a human order when “speedy” was ordered to get the selenium which is law number two that says, “always obey human order” and that’s why he acts like a drunk because he cannot figure out which law to follow, as the first-time robot says, “Holy smokes, boss, what are you doing here? And what am I doing-I’m so confused” (page 54). Asimov tries to show the readers how human robots can be. Readers can see in this story that robots are dangerous even if they have the three laws, because those laws are wiggle. And not as Asimov show us, that robots are safe if they have the three laws because at the end of the story “speedy” saves Powell just in time before the other robot do. similarly, space station set in the story of “Reason” which happened in 2015, Asimov shows us that robots have their own minds, and they can think and learn new things by themselves, as “Cutie” said, “I, myself exist because I think” ( page 62). And that is when “Cutie” decide that nothing beyond the station is actually exists. People are trapped in space and need oxygen to breath, while robots do not need oxygen to stay alive and could choose to kill humans by breaking law number one of robotics. “Cutie” was able to think and Powell admitted when he said, “‘Cutie,’ he said, ‘I’m going to try to explain something to you. You are the first robot who’s ever exhibited curiosity as to his own existence” (page58). This shows that robot can develop by itself and become dangerous to humans. However, the relationship between human and robots is different in this story, since “Cutie” said, “The master created humans first as the lowest type, most easily formed, Gradually, he replaced them by robots…finally, he created me to take the place of the last humans” (page 64), and “Cutie” disobey orders, so, it is clear that robot “Cutie” is the master and he is controlling humans. That is the dangerous part, when the robots inevitably become the masters. Continuously, Asteroid in another station where the story of “Catch the Rabbit” takes place, which happened in 2016. This setting is the same or close to the space station setting because both are dangerous for humans but not for robots. Robots disobey the rules of robotics and become dangerous to humans but at the end, the disobedience of the robots has to be stopped as its mentioned, “but in emergency, all six subsidiaries must be mobilized immediately and simultaneously, … So, I destroyed one of the robots. When I did, he was transmitting only five-way orders. Initiative decreases –he is normal” (Page 108). This shows that during an emergency people tend to destroy robots to solve problems. Asimov show the readers how robots are so much like humans. When he said, “whenever Dave became a psychiatric case, he went off into a moronic maze, spending his time twiddling his fingers.” Similarly, whenever humans get frustrated, or end up in a bad situation, they try to do something to deal with it. For example, they might pull their hair or twiddle their fingers. Additionally, the setting in the story of “Evidence” also happened on earth in 2032. in this story readers can see that no difference between humans and robots except eating, drinking or breaking one of the three laws of robotic. And that is when Calvin tried to see if Byerley is a human or a robot. However, Asimov carefully did not leave any evidence whether Byerley is a robot or not because it does not matter if he is a robot or not. As readers know that robots are not allowed on earth, and people still afraid of them. In this story readers can see that human can live side by side with robots with no fears. If Mrs. Weston was afraid of living with a robot in the story of “Robbie”, this story shows that human and robots can live together without anybody noticing the difference between humans and robots. On the other-hand, Asimov used the Byerley in this story as a figure to stand for homosexuals. As Michelle Webber says, the debate over his identity more resembles a question of his sexuality rather than an outwardly visible trait such as race or ethnicity. The connection between Byerley’s possible robot identity and homosexuality is also made apparent through more than metaphor. (The Tunnels) The fear that readers can feel in the people from Byerley's as a robot to become a mayor, appear as the treatment of homosexual in 1940 when the story of “Evidence” was written. Furthermore, the story of “The Evitable Conflict” happened on earth in 2052. and that's when the robots become more powerful and necessary in human’s lives. In this story Asimov shows the readers that robots and humans can live together safely and at the same moment make the readers ask about human’s freedom and destiny because this story gives a big picture to think about robots controlling everything in human’s life. On conclusion, Asimov think that robots are not dangerous if they have the three laws of robotic, but even with the three laws people still afraid and worried. As Dan sewell says, “There’s even a term, ‘robophobia,’ for an irrational anxiety about robots and other advanced automation machines.” (AP News) You essay must be : 1. Written in third-person narrative perspective 2. Use multiple (at least three) sources that are 1. Explained 2. Cited 3. Clearly organized 4. Follows MLA style and format 5. Five or more pages in length, plus a Works Cited page If you plan to examine the book, then you'll want to try to focus on just one aspect that runs through most, if not all, of the stories. It may be a character or characters such as Susan Calvin or Powell and Donovan. It may be the development and increased sophistication of the robots as the stories progress. It may be the Three Laws of Robotics and how they play out in the various stories. It may be the changing, dynamic relationships between robots and humans. I'm sure there are other ideas as well (such as robotic self-awareness). Whatever you choose, please try to find something that threads its way throughout the majority of the nine short stories in our text. Sewell, Dan. “From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'Robophobia' Plagues Humans.” AP News, Associated Press, 16 Aug. 2017, apnews.com/4a51f2462a81423a9b3a9ff8a67555bb. The Tunnels, www.thetunnelsmagazine.com/webber-criticism-1-1. During the time of Asimov, there was no Internet, cell phones or laptops, but he thought that in the future there will be Robots. Asimov did not focus on his stories on imagining the future, he only gives us information about the setting to see how robots function in it. However, Asimov use the settings of the stories to focus on the development of the robots and the relationship between humans and robots. The stories of “Robbie” happened on earth in 1998, and this is the main setting since most of the stories happened on it. In the story of “Robbie”, readers can see that Robbie and Gloria were playing hide and seek in the yard and in this part, the relationship between Robbie and Gloria is strange because Gloria is over controlling Robbie and she is mean to him and does not treat him nicely, specially, when “She slapped her hand against Robbie’s torso, ‘Bad boy! I’ll spank you!’” (page3). Similarly, Robbie and Gloria were playing in the field “Clear across the field he sped” (page 5). And here Asimov wants to show the readers that robots have feelings like humans and they can enjoy stories, especially, when Robbie made “a semi-circle in the air” (page 5) for Cinderella story and show the excitement as, “Robbie gave in immediately and unconditionally before this ultimatum, nodding his head vigorously until the metal of his nick hummed” (page 4). This is obvious that Robbie had emotion and feelings. Asimov showing that even if the robot is nice to human people still think that robots is dangerous. However, the question is even if robots have feelings, can robots and humans live together safely? When Robbie wants the story, he made the semi-circle and that's obvious that he cannot talk, but readers can see that Mrs. Weston is afraid of him, “I won't have my daughter entrusted to a machine-and I do not care how clever it is” (page 9), as well as the villagers, “most of the villagers consider Robbie dangerous. Children are not allowed to go near our place in the evenings” (page 9). So even if “Robbie” is kind and awesome, people think that robots are dangerous on human. On the other hand, the story of “Runaround” happened in 2015 on Mercury. In this setting, Asimov give us information about mercury to show the readers how robots function, especially when he said, “the sun was hotter than ever and Powell felt a maddening itch in the small of his back.... hard radiation beginning to tell even through the insosuit.” So, Mercury is dangerous and hot which leads to the problem that Donovan and Powell have with “speedy”. Furthermore. readers can see the weakness of the three laws of robotics. When the robots try to follow a higher law, they cannot make decisions. As we see “speedy” cares about himself since he is an expensive robot and that’s law number three, which says, “a robot must protect its own existence.” Also, he cannot obey a human order when “speedy” was ordered to get the selenium which is law number two that says, “always obey human order” and that’s why he acts like a drunk because he cannot figure out which law to follow, as the first-time robot says, “Holy smokes, boss, what are you doing here? And what am I doing-I’m so confused” (page 54). Asimov tries to show the readers how human robots can be. Readers can see in this story that robots are dangerous even if they have the three laws, because those laws are wiggle. And not as Asimov show us, that robots are safe if they have the three laws because at the end of the story “speedy” saves Powell just in time before the other robot do. similarly, space station set in the story of “Reason” which happened in 2015, Asimov shows us that robots have their own minds, and they can think and learn new things by themselves, as “Cutie” said, “I, myself exist because I think” ( page 62). And that is when “Cutie” decide that nothing beyond the station is actually exists. People are trapped in space and need oxygen to breath, while robots do not need oxygen to stay alive and could choose to kill humans by breaking law number one of robotics. “Cutie” was able to think and Powell admitted when he said, “‘Cutie,’ he said, ‘I’m going to try to explain something to you. You are the first robot who’s ever exhibited curiosity as to his own existence” (page58). This shows that robot can develop by itself and become dangerous to humans. However, the relationship between human and robots is different in this story, since “Cutie” said, “The master created humans first as the lowest type, most easily formed, Gradually, he replaced them by robots…finally, he created me to take the place of the last humans” (page 64), and “Cutie” disobey orders, so, it is clear that robot “Cutie” is the master and he is controlling humans. That is the dangerous part, when the robots inevitably become the masters. Continuously, Asteroid in another station where the story of “Catch the Rabbit” takes place, which happened in 2016. This setting is the same or close to the space station setting because both are dangerous for humans but not for robots. Robots disobey the rules of robotics and become dangerous to humans but at the end, the disobedience of the robots has to be stopped as its mentioned, “but in emergency, all six subsidiaries must be mobilized immediately and simultaneously, … So, I destroyed one of the robots. When I did, he was transmitting only five-way orders. Initiative decreases –he is normal” (Page 108). This shows that during an emergency people tend to destroy robots to solve problems. Asimov show the readers how robots are so much like humans. When he said, “whenever Dave became a psychiatric case, he went off into a moronic maze, spending his time twiddling his fingers.” Similarly, whenever humans get frustrated, or end up in a bad situation, they try to do something to deal with it. For example, they might pull their hair or twiddle their fingers. Additionally, the setting in the story of “Evidence” also happened on earth in 2032. in this story readers can see that no difference between humans and robots except eating, drinking or breaking one of the three laws of robotic. And that is when Calvin tried to see if Byerley is a human or a robot. However, Asimov carefully did not leave any evidence whether Byerley is a robot or not because it does not matter if he is a robot or not. As readers know that robots are not allowed on earth, and people still afraid of them. In this story readers can see that human can live side by side with robots with no fears. If Mrs. Weston was afraid of living with a robot in the story of “Robbie”, this story shows that human and robots can live together without anybody noticing the difference between humans and robots. On the other-hand, Asimov used the Byerley in this story as a figure to stand for homosexuals. As Michelle Webber says, the debate over his identity more resembles a question of his sexuality rather than an outwardly visible trait such as race or ethnicity. The connection between Byerley’s possible robot identity and homosexuality is also made apparent through more than metaphor. (The Tunnels) The fear that readers can feel in the people from Byerley's as a robot to become a mayor, appear as the treatment of homosexual in 1940 when the story of “Evidence” was written. Furthermore, the story of “The Evitable Conflict” happened on earth in 2052. and that's when the robots become more powerful and necessary in human’s lives. In this story Asimov shows the readers that robots and humans can live together safely and at the same moment make the readers ask about human’s freedom and destiny because this story gives a big picture to think about robots controlling everything in human’s life. On conclusion, Asimov think that robots are not dangerous if they have the three laws of robotic, but even with the three laws people still afraid and worried. As Dan sewell says, “There’s even a term, ‘robophobia,’ for an irrational anxiety about robots and other advanced automation machines.” (AP News) Sewell, Dan. “From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'Robophobia' Plagues Humans.” AP News, Associated Press, 16 Aug. 2017, apnews.com/4a51f2462a81423a9b3a9ff8a67555bb. The Tunnels, www.thetunnelsmagazine.com/webber-criticism-1-1.
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TITLE OF THE ASSIGNMENT: - THE SAFETY OF HUMANS AROUND ROBOTS
STUDENT'S NAME: PROFESSOR'S NAME: COURSE: DATE:-

Are robots safe for Humans?
A robot is a mechanical or device virtually made that uses a computer program or electronic
circuitry to carry out its functions. Robots are different types and qualities and them functions
vary with the intensity of technology used in making them. Their functions range from simple as
doing everyday household chores to very technical tasks involving providing security for
humans. Robots have been used to fight military wars which could be dangerous to the humans.
Technology evolves every single day and thus humans have to be innovative to keep up with the
fast-growing world of technology. Globally it is estimated that by 2018 the industrial robots will
increase to approximately 1.3 Million. These advances, although are mostly advantageous can
result in catastrophic events leading to destruction to people involved and properties of an
industry or a household.
Robots have numerous advantages which include an increase in efficiency of work done, for
example, Amazon Company uses robots from kiva to pick, pack and ship orders. This decreases
the time required to prepare the customer’s orders. Robots have been used to carry out activities
which could not be done by humans due to the increased danger, for example, use of robots in
military wars. Robots have reduced error and increased precision in their work as compared to
humans because robots use computer programs, thus the quality of goods and se...


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