Tuesday, May 01, 2018 by Ethan Huff
As if the human race hasn’t already diminished to the point of near-total soullessness, thanks to the rise of smartphones and social media, new research suggests that things could soon get a whole lot worse with the introduction of “sex robots.”
According to one self-professing expert on the subject, the idea of having sex with robots is likely a turn-off to many normal people who still desire actual human connection. But the development of sex robot machinery is on the rise, and it won’t be long before these creepy devices are everywhere, he says.
“We’re just doing all this stuff with machines because we can, and not really thinking how this could change humanity completely,” says Noel Sharkey of the Foundation of Responsible Robotics, and the creator of a new documentary called Sex Robots and Us that takes a closer look at the psychology behind sex robots and their potential mass adoption.
“Some people have suggested that sex robots create an attitude of ‘too-easy’ sex which is always available … This could take meaning out of our lives and turn us into zombies.”
Older generations may dismiss such a concept as sensationally out of touch with reality. But recent research put forth by the Paris-based Havas group suggests that, among those polled in the 18-34 age grouping, a shocking 27 percent, or more than a quarter, said they would happily form a relationship with a robot rather than a real person.
With gender confusion running rampant, it won’t be long until there’s an entire sexual orientation or gender classification specifically for people who have a sexual interest in robots. Some are already calling this classification “digisexuals,” identifying people who prefer machinery rather than human flesh when it comes to physical intimacy.
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is sure to grease the wheels in this regard, adding human-like qualities to sex robots that make them seem more “real.” Combined with virtual and/or augmented reality technologies, the sky really is the limit for how sex robots, and the perverse minds behind them, could forever change the nature of human existence.
And it’s not just men who are apparently interested in sex robots. Some females, as we covered earlier in the year, are also reportedly onboard.
Researchers from Harvard University actually spent money looking specifically at “male” sex robots, which they proposed might eventually make real men “obsolete.”
The purpose of the study was to suggest that females could one day no longer need real men in their lives, which is apparently every feminist’s dream come true. In other words, sex robots can and may be used to advance the social cancer known as feminism even further, at the expense of men who will no longer have a place in human society.
“There is no question that sexbots are coming,” says Dr. Neil McArthur from the University of Manitoba, another researcher who’s been investigating the sex robot phenomenon. “People will form an intense connection with their robot companions.”
“These robots will be tailor-made to meet people’s desires and will do things that human partners cannot or will not do. As these technologies advance, their adoption will grow and many people will come to identify themselves as ‘digisexuals’ – people whose primary sexual identity comes through the use of technology.”
For more news on the rise of AI and its integration into sex robot technology, check out AISystems.news.
Sources for this article include: