Sex and Reproduction, AI Style
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The obvious question that arises whenever the subject of love with a robot is discussed is “What about sex?” People, even many scientists, no matter how receptive they might be to some of the predictions made in this book, will normally balk at the idea of a human having a physical relationship with a machine, notwithstanding the Woody Allen character in the 1973 movie Sleeper explaining that the reason he was looking so happy was that he had just been in the orgasmatron. But in the opening years of the twenty-first century that attitude is being updated. People already find enjoyment in physical relationships with machines of various types, as this posting on the Internet by Wes Johnson will testify (please don’t blush)
This eulogy sounds slightly raunchy, but in fact what has stolen Wes Johnson’s heart is a motorcycle. His second sentence in full reads
If Wes can fall in love with his bike, why should people not fall in love with robots? In Wes’s case the physical aspect of his love for his bike is his riding of it, an experience not totally dissimilar to sex (as far as some bikers are concerned).