[LMB] Who says boys don't like to play with dolls?

Damien Sullivan phoenix at mindstalk.net
Wed Apr 6 05:33:35 BST 2016


On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 05:01:43PM -0400, Katherine Collett wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2016, at 3:06 PM, Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net> wrote:
> > 
> > Men can want human interaction and
> > unconditional love as much as women.  The consumers not wanting a mind
> > of its own?  Not to the extent of *leaving*, no, but a mind that could
> > be engaging and surprising within the "loves me" constraint, yes, lots
> > of people would want that.
> 
> Buy a dog?  Unconditional love, check.  Not leaving, check.  Engaging and surprising, certainly in some ways.  Not so much conversation, though.

Nor sex, one hopes. Nor toilet trained.
Lotta differences between dog and robot.




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