May 10, 2004
Goodbye, Evil Robot; Hello, Kind Android
The New York Times gets deep about robots
The message of "A.I." is clear: little David might have been happier if he had abandoned his impossible dream of becoming a "real," "natural" human being ? if only he'd settled, as most of us do, for being a reasonable facsimile. We, robots? No, not yet. But if our movies are any indication, a lot of us are beginning to understand what our mechanical friends feel like.