Thqnk you Raybell
"raybell_scot" <raybell_scot@...> wrote:
> You make some good points, wolfwizard. "Harm" is also a relative
> Psychiatric treatment can be viewed as harmful by the patient and
> helpful by the psychiatrist, for example. I know a schizophrenic
> "shaman" who is always going on about this.
> "Bombing a bunker with 50 men in it to protect a platoon of five
> of the friendly forces"
> You inadvertantly make another point here about the armed forces
> police. Due to their nature, and that of governments, much of what
> they would do, would be harmful. Governments, police forces and
> forces lie, and have dubious motives all the time. And I'm not just
> talking about the places we think of as dictatorships such as
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, wolffwizard
> <no_reply@> wrote:
> > I found some flaws, loopholes in the Robotic laws.
> > Due to the sematics of the Three laws Robots would not
> > be usable by Law enforcement, Fire department, or medical
> > institutions.
> > If I had gangreen, to amputate may be viewed by a robot as
> > harm even though it was directed by a doctor to do so.
> > or to admissister an abortion or euthanasia for a suffering
> > patient> continued suffering is harm, though the subtles
> > of such HUman morals would confound the simpler programming of
> > a robot.
> > There is also the idea of putting down> of a prisoner to
> > order in a prison or to make example to the irrational biological
> > bipeds of the incarceration institution.
> > Many times humans are put in places of harming the greater
> > of huamns for the sake of order or some higher ideas than
> > socialistic wellbeing.
> > Bombing a bunker with 50 men in it to protect a platoon of
> > five men of the friendly forces, eg.
> > Wolfwizard
> > .......*