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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    • Tomdiamond919
      Tomdiamond919  1 days back

      I like you put bmo in there XD

      АЛФА БОРИШь  5 days back


    • Steven Buckallew
      Steven Buckallew  3 weeks back

      I see hpw you put ole BMO in there

    • ecogreen 123
      ecogreen 123  3 weeks back

      we don't give them rights..... they will probably kill/enslave all/most of us to get it!

    • white shark
      white shark  3 weeks back

      Hey you got game about robots which starts fight for their rights .
      Name of game is: Detroit become human.
      Its amazing game try it.

  • Sagan McVander
    Sagan McVander  7 hours back

    As someone who has studied the philosophy on consciousness between a great number of writers who specifically care about artificial intelligence, I will say that this video on machine rights has it all wrong. A truly intelligent computer wouldn't lack preferences and people can copy the human brain and simulate that. Is that intelligent? If it's literally a digital copy of a human brain? The creator of the script of this video is as naive as someone who doesn't leave home during a hurricane.

    • Steven Walk
      Steven Walk  10 hours back

      1:20 BMO is that you

      • weaktech
        weaktech  21 hours back

        i would like to know what taboo topic is mentioned in this video that prevents it from being monetised.

        • toby yeager
          toby yeager  22 hours back

          3:39 😐

          • Boomzy
            Boomzy  22 hours back

            People are thinking about robot rights when we can't even after on human rights still

            • Not so good
              Not so good  22 hours back

              Bemo was in the video

              • Mr. Q
                Mr. Q  1 days back

                OVERWATCH is true?

                • Invinite Studios
                  Invinite Studios  1 days back

                  We program everything a robot knows and ever will now so if we do everything to create some thing why would it deserve rights because pain would still be meaningless at your point because it can just be repaired again a human cannot it can be healed but never the same as before

                  • saadhu, the lover
                    saadhu, the lover  1 days back

                    Actually I love my phone😄😄😄

                    • Biednymaniek
                      Biednymaniek  1 days back


                      • Biednymaniek
                        Biednymaniek  1 days back

                        Also wenn wir bis hierher keine Moral aufgestellt haben wird es mit der KI nicht mehr klappen 🤣

                        • Stachan
                          Stachan  1 days back

                          Piss off, skinner

                          • Stephen Arterburn
                            Stephen Arterburn  1 days back

                            Detroit become human: resurgence.

                            • Moli 0824
                              Moli 0824  1 days back

                              Robots do not deserve this and never because I don't wanna waste electricity for their soul...

                              • Code: Hacked
                                Code: Hacked  1 days back

                                3:28 zendaya!!!

                                • GDpro 28ッ
                                  GDpro 28ッ  1 days back

                                  He has the *deviant* virus

                                  • Derick Delica
                                    Derick Delica  1 days back

                                    Detorit Become Human in real life

                                    • clementtompel
                                      clementtompel  2 days back

                                      Seems like portal 2 to me

                                      • Lil Hippy
                                        Lil Hippy  2 days back

                                        I seen bmo

                                        • Zakaria
                                          Zakaria  2 days back

                                          Most zenyatta lore I've ever gotten

                                          • AyeNash
                                            AyeNash  2 days back

                                            I stand for AI rights

                                            • A
                                              A  2 days back

                                              You can make robots conscious if you make them learn the same way a human does starting from being a baby. As long is it is able to learn, it can be conscious.

                                              So you can't program consciousness, but they can get it naturally if they are able to learn.

                                              • A
                                                A  2 days back

                                                Black Mirror Time!

                                                • Anthony Ekes
                                                  Anthony Ekes  2 days back

                                                  Detroit: Become Human who?

                                                  • Zukini
                                                    Zukini  2 days back

                                                    Pewdiepie: id frick a robot

                                                    • Kalvus
                                                      Kalvus  2 days back

                                                      But... what I you made a robot that wanted to die

                                                      • Kelcey Clark
                                                        Kelcey Clark  2 days back

                                                        Also, I know that I just commented about it, but why are there so many people commenting about Detroit: Become Human?! I mean, I know famous Youtubers played it but I thought it was a very unknown game!

                                                        • Kelcey Clark
                                                          Kelcey Clark  2 days back

                                                          Who else was thinking, Ra9! The whole time?

                                                          • master rex
                                                            master rex  2 days back


                                                            • KING FROST GAMING
                                                              KING FROST GAMING  3 days back

                                                              That Robot from the Start
                                                              Is from *Rick And Morty Show*

                                                              • Death Dodger
                                                                Death Dodger  3 days back

                                                                Dont give it limbs

                                                                • Lemon Scented Gay
                                                                  Lemon Scented Gay  3 days back

                                                                  Is not giving them that ability wrong? *The real question*

                                                                  • Lemon Scented Gay
                                                                    Lemon Scented Gay  3 days back

                                                                    "Sex robots killing their owners"
                                                                    *It's happening*

                                                                    • The Infamous King
                                                                      The Infamous King  3 days back


                                                                      • Relatively Good Looking Jack

                                                                        If it has an inherent ability to develop thoughts, emotions and desires without requiring direct manipulation then it is conscious and deserves the rights of a conscious being.

                                                                        If it has to be programmed to develop or display those things at all as would be a video game NPC, then it is a thing and does not really fall in our concept of "alive" and thus isn't entitled to any rights.

                                                                        If you *create* something that was programmed to have the ability to develop those things by itself after it's creation while under the restrictions of a "creation" then you're just a fucked up person and that thing shouldn't exist.

                                                                        But then, much like when people feel sorry for their phones when they accidentally drop them, we are both rationally and emotionally driven beings, and we will find a way to make a problem where there is none either way, so it doesn't matter what anyone thinks, someone emotional will always disagree.

                                                                        • HeinrichDerTote
                                                                          HeinrichDerTote  3 days back

                                                                          I love all these references to popcultur

                                                                          • Gordon IWK
                                                                            Gordon IWK  3 days back

                                                                            I am seriously waiting for the day that the proof you are not a robot CAPTCHA will become racist

                                                                            • Caleb
                                                                              Caleb  3 days back

                                                                              *Detroit Become Human*

                                                                              • G77 rrr
                                                                                G77 rrr  3 days back


                                                                                • Uranus
                                                                                  Uranus  3 days back

                                                                                  Bird mo

                                                                                  • Kill Mour
                                                                                    Kill Mour  4 days back

                                                                                    They get em when they become organic or can give organic birth

                                                                                    • Richard Spillers
                                                                                      Richard Spillers  4 days back

                                                                                      I love using toaster as a slur for AI

                                                                                      • I do things
                                                                                        I do things  4 days back

                                                                                        *Detroit become human intensifies*

                                                                                        • Danny Estrada
                                                                                          Danny Estrada  4 days back

                                                                                          If a machine is sentient, fuck it, give it human rights.

                                                                                          • Paradox Sorrz
                                                                                            Paradox Sorrz  4 days back

                                                                                            0:00 You pass butter.
                                                                                            yeah welcome to the club pal

                                                                                            • Melissa g
                                                                                              Melissa g  4 days back

                                                                                              I believe any sentient being, sentient enough to feel, deserves rights. Regardless if they are organic or not.

                                                                                              • Marcin Łukasz
                                                                                                Marcin Łukasz  4 days back

                                                                                                If robot would have asked me why it shouldn't kill all humanity, I would say "I don't know". I just think that both of us are damaged, because both of us ware created by the same humans, both of us hate it, and both of us think that we would be salvation for all the universe, but what is different about us and them, what makes us sure that any of us is right?