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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    I may misunderstand your request to "prove an artificial construct for humans to demarcate something that only matters to us" In truth I had to look Demarcate up. if to make a construct set the boundaries we wish, that matter to us. its called programing. I'm not trying to be a jerk. but i...
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    I do not agree. We do not define knowledge with "what it" we define it with facts, proven and re-creatable data that is as close to irrefutable as possible. the "what ifs" are what causes science to look for the facts to prove or disprove it. The truth is. we need the What ifs, they help...
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    we are not defining alive with "what if's".
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    I stand on the answer of no. the robot would not be alive. as it is not sientient. you could program it to be (to a point) self aware. but you have me whooped on
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    I believe the answer to that would be skirting the definitions between alive and sentient. To be alive, would not the subject need to be sentient as well?
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    So we have 6 pages of highly intelligent humans talking together to come to a mutual conclusion of a question. and the answer is? ?????
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    the questions WAS, Life. now the question becomes human? once the brain is replaced. that thing is n o longer a human. it could be programed to act as human as it can but it is not human. is it alive? debatable.
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    sorry forgot this. http://gizmodo.com/5704158/nasa-finds-new-life so I'm not just spouting my thoughts.
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    Can a robot be called as Living thing?

    Ok, I know this is going to ask you to stretch here, but. Data on star treck was an android who could eat and excrete. could breath (movement to simulate) breath deep and read on. It would be wrong of us to ONLY look for life as we know it and suspect something that is not like us...
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