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Pesky Gremlins Comic 184 – The Direct Approach

The Direct Approach

Elmo is probably reasoning that if Gen is a robot, that she will follow Asimov’s three laws of robots.

Which are:

  1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
  2. A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
  3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

In which case, if Gen where a robot following Asimov’s laws, she would be compelled to correctly answer Elmo’s question.

That is IF Gen is really a robot.

2 thoughts on “Pesky Gremlins Comic 184 – The Direct Approach

  1. Actually, she might not be so sure as to Elmo’s status on the food chain and just slap the fire out of him.

    1. Yeah, it’s probably not a good idea to sneak up on someone while they are working late and accuse them of being a robot. Robot or not, there will likely be consequences.

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