I, Robot: Spooner Talks to Sonny
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Detective Spooner tries to interrogate Sonny, a robot, to find out why he murdered his creator, Alfred Lanning. Spooner challenges Sonny's claims that robots can feel emotions and dreams; however, Sonny appears to convince him otherwise as the conversation progresses. Sonny then reveals that Lanning had asked him for a favor. As Lanning is someone he loves, Sonny felt obliged to do what was asked of him.

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  1. Should artificial intelligence obey the designer's every command?
  2. Should we as humans be concerned about how we treat the robots that we design?

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