Whatever happened to face to face communication in our society, in our ‘world’? Studies are showing that the more advanced our electronics are becoming the weaker our verbal communication skills are, among other things. Electronic devices are not only here to stay they are turning into robotics.
The world is hiding behind a screen. Able to do and say most anything without many repercussions. No accountability. Very little rules with changed values and morals. What are our morals now?? In the book The Lord of the Flies, it shows what happens to people when there are no rules, no morals. Their world turned into chaos and sadness.
Have you heard of the old famous musical: Stop the World I Want to Get Off” with Anthony Newly? Well, maybe it’s about time to “Stop the Screen and get off and Bempathize ®.” Bempathy=Banter+Empathy ®.
Wait, you don’t have to empathize anymore, Sophia is doing it for you. Meet “Sophia” the robot: https://bit.ly/2hkowPd. What do you think of this new beautiful robot that is now a citizen of Saudi Arabia?
Now we don’t need to have friends anymore not even on Facebook. We can make them. What do you think of that? Wait. Want sex without the romance or empathy here is “Harmony” a robotized “love doll” https://rol.st/2uJrNgV.
Remember the movie, The Stepford Wives, and the ending – wives being killed and reproduced as perfect robotic replicas of a perfect wife. We need to think about what we are producing. What world are we creating? There are pro’s and con’s to this brave new world. What kind of a world do you want to live in? Yes this is fun and exciting. Robotics are doing many important things such as “new retinas for the eyes so people can see, arms and legs that look and feel like real. We can go on and on about the wonders of our advancement in electronics.
People need human touch, mmmmmmmmmm, or will the touch of a Robot be good enough? Scientific studies are already showing us that working with electronics at an early age is affecting our frontal lobe of the brain and dulling our ability to empathize. Will we become robotic like our counter parts “robots?” Only the future knows for sure.