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Star Trek Beyond: An unwatchable steaming pile of tribble dung

David Webb

I think with I, Robot, they took the three laws to the extremes and the not possible. The first law they have to follow is simple...

a robot can't harm a human or, through inaction, allow a human to come to harm.

I want to go do some dangerous activity, I do it because it's dangerous and there is a risk I will get harmed. The first law there would be "okay, we have to stop you from doing that, Master". In Asimovs' world it would be "we'll stop you by making it much safer" (followed by the Shrink lady discussing with the robots why Humans need to do stuff which may be dangerous to themselves), in I, Robot it was "we'll kill you and enslave you to save you from yourself". Was a good robot film, a terrible Asimov film.

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