Robot’s Power In Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the connection between the creature and the future of robotics are extremely strong throughout. Frankenstein provides great information and an ideal plotline of an insane creature. Soon enough, robots will possibly become superior to us humans as scientists create realistic body features, just as the creature did. These scientists have been focusing on three specific laws for the past sixty some years while looking at different points to think about in the process of creating such a life changing creature. There are also many scientists and others who are interested in the transhumanism movement.
“Transhumanism is a class of philosophies of life that seek the continuation and acceleration of…show more content… “The day may come soon when we are forced to share this status with a new kind of being, one whose intelligence is of our own design (alumni.berkeley.edu).” Robots are coming, in fact, they are already in our lives today. There are, currently many self-cleaners in households around the world. Before we know it, robots will be driving cars, taking care of old folks, and in use in many more ways. What’s after that? Something too intelligent for their and our own good, a robot that is either as smart or smarter than the human race. One of the most important points in these creations is, the robots knowing right from wrong. At what point does the robot become too smart and how can we stop this from happening? “Right now all modern technology is designed to bring the world to you; phone, radio, television, internet, but if trends continue, robots will soon bring you to the world, everywhere, and at the speed of thought. (theguardian.com).” This statement by Mark Tilden, robot physicist, is interesting as it states the robots will bring us everything, but these are all things humans are able to do themselves. If the robots become smarter than everyone, how will the world…show more content… For example, just this year, Mercedes has replaced their once robots with humans on the production line. The reasoning being, there’s “a lot of different options to sort through, and Mercedes found that it was taking too long to reprogram its robotic workers to distinguish between different parts and adapt to new tasks” (Mercedes). This shows that there is indeed some work that humans are able to do not necessarily better but it makes more sense to employ real people for the job. As mentioned earlier, many scientists believe that robots could be the end of human existence but there will always be situations where humans are necessary to get the job