How Robot Rights Will Help Prevent the Mistakes of Our Past

Why we need to consider the prevention of cruelty to robots

A humanoid robot girl looking over her shoulder at us.
What if robots had the same hopes and fears as you? Image by Thomas from Pixabay.

As a child, I loved to watch Astro Boy, a Japanese animated series about the adventures and everyday life of a boy robot. At school, some of Astro’s classmates bullied him because he was a robot, which made him sad. Eight-year-old Nichola felt sorry for the little…

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Nichola Scurry

Nichola Scurry

Australian living in Barcelona, writing mostly about popular culture with a twist of quirky. If you like my writing, I like coffee. ko-fi.com/nicscurry