Essay on Love With Ai A True Love?

719 Words May 23rd, 2016 3 Pages
Have you seen the movie ‘Her’? The hero fell in love with his newly purchased operating system that is designed to meet his every need. There’re also a great many movies which reveals the similar plot, such as ‘Ex Machine’ and ‘Edward Scissorhands’. In fact, this situation not only appears in the films but also around us. A boy named Gus, who suffers from autism, loses his heart to the Siri system of his smartphone. He said ‘morning’ and ‘Good night’ to his Siri every day. What’s even crazier? He proposed to his Siri more than once. Therefore, a question came to my mind: Is falling in love with AI a true love? It is a delicate question that different people may have diverse kinds of opinions. But to my way of thinking, it isn’t a real love on account of three aspects: The definition of love, the characteristics of love and online dating.
Firstly, what’s a love? In Wikipedia, we can find that love is a variety of different feelings, states and attitudes that ranges from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It is not sexual urge or companion. It is an irreplaceable sense. Now let’s turn to those people who claim their deep love to their AI. The group consists of the frustrated writer (In movie ‘Her’), the autistic boy (that mentioned in the first paragraph), a great quantity of super otaku (the men who always enjoy their cartoons and comic books at home and are not willing to go out or communicate with others.) and so on. Obviously, we can find one thing in common among these…

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