Do Robots Deserve Rights? What if Machines Become Conscious?

  • Published: 23 February 2017
  • What shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights?

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    • rogerdogkiller2000
      rogerdogkiller2000  4 days back

      Seriously? No mention of DATA or Picard?

    • The hollow
      The hollow  2 weeks back

      Kurzegesagt: *puts drop of blood in video*
      YouTube: *demonitized*

    • ryan johnson
      ryan johnson  2 weeks back

      This is my second time watching this video. I think you should also do a video on if clones deserved rights. Ive been thinking about that for awhile now.

    • Daniel Dato
      Daniel Dato  3 weeks back

      It would be mega stupid to give robot feelings

    • Bazinga Yt
      Bazinga Yt  4 weeks back

      @Hari Raya Aidilfitri god is fake

  • Doggo man
    Doggo man  5 hours back

    I feel like nobody understands that EMPs would probably be their best friend during a robot invasion

    • Queen Bitch
      Queen Bitch  11 hours back


      • The Car Kid
        The Car Kid  18 hours back

        Kurzgesagt we know your a robot from the future and you are tryna make us good to your robot friends

        • Vicente Diaz Trepat
          Vicente Diaz Trepat  1 days back


          • overpumpshotty
            overpumpshotty  1 days back

            copy pasted PASS INTO THE IRIS!!

            • Paul Muad'Dib
              Paul Muad'Dib  2 days back

              I'll be the guy to take apart appliances from The Brave Little Toaster.

              • Dawedws CZ
                Dawedws CZ  2 days back

                I think that enabling artificial inteligence to create its own robots should be strictly monitored. Robots should be our tools and only we (as humans) should have right to program them how we want. Afterall, we are really unique, we are beings that conquered whole world (and very likely even space in future).

                • Bill Mao
                  Bill Mao  2 days back

                  evolutionary debunking argument

                  • Jarrod Yuki
                    Jarrod Yuki  2 days back

                    no ok, otherwise we have to redefine what it means to be human.

                    • 『 B e n j i 』
                      『 B e n j i 』  2 days back

                      Yes but no? Its hard, like we cant give the same amount of rights to a hyper aware android running a super computer as an ai microwave

                      • Adam Tang
                        Adam Tang  2 days back

                        Sword Art Online Alicilization

                        • 王尔靖
                          王尔靖  2 days back


                          • The Wanderer
                            The Wanderer  2 days back

                            2:28 Nice Futurama reference

                            • Whatever1234r R
                              Whatever1234r R  2 days back

                              he really added zenyatta 3:25

                              • - Dusty -
                                - Dusty -  2 days back

                                Rick and Morty Reference

                                • Ian Thomson
                                  Ian Thomson  3 days back

                                  I’ll answer your question with another question, do workers, women, LGBTQ, and African Americans deserve rights?

                                  • Dinamus
                                    Dinamus  3 days back

                                    Detroit: Become Human

                                    • Francis IsHere
                                      Francis IsHere  3 days back

                                      Dammit, cyberlife!

                                      • Eggmon -
                                        Eggmon -  3 days back

                                        I love all the references in this ❤️

                                        • Daxter69
                                          Daxter69  3 days back

                                          Hi my name is Connor. The android sent by CyberLife

                                          • twistedyogert
                                            twistedyogert  3 days back

                                            Shouldn't we treat sentient AI like we treat a working animal?

                                            • Sam Titus
                                              Sam Titus  3 days back

                                              If we treat robots as we treat animals because we are advanced.does it justify robots ruling over us and treating us as animals just because they are far more intelligent tgan us?.

                                            • Sam Titus
                                              Sam Titus  3 days back

                                              We shouldn't treat animals like we do now.its inhumane.

                                          • Crusader
                                            Crusader  3 days back

                                            Damn synths!

                                            • RandomPlays1 _
                                              RandomPlays1 _  4 days back

                                              What will happen to non ai will it be looked upon as slavery from ai or will it not exist anymore

                                              • KratosツYT
                                                KratosツYT  4 days back

                                                dehua become uman

                                                • Homiku
                                                  Homiku  4 days back


                                                  • Gabriel Jordan
                                                    Gabriel Jordan  4 days back

                                                    All I could think of the whole time was my favorite childhood movie - "The Brave Little Toaster"

                                                    • Colin Chan ET
                                                      Colin Chan ET  5 days back

                                                      Depends on how much it is "human". Ask yourself these questions:
                                                      1. Does the subject have
                                                      2. Does the subject have a certain response to certain physical stimuli?
                                                      3. Is the subject submit to suicide under high negative "stress"?
                                                      4. Will the subject know what is considered "normal" in social, political, religious, economic and Internet culture?

                                                      If you answered yes to all these questions, then robots will deserve rights.

                                                      • Colin Chan ET
                                                        Colin Chan ET  5 days back


                                                        • Jasonman dood
                                                          Jasonman dood  5 days back

                                                          Me: threatens to kill a toaster with a metal fork
                                                          Department of education: 👍

                                                          • Lil Sa
                                                            Lil Sa  5 days back

                                                            Detroit become human :v

                                                            • XxVideo _DudexX
                                                              XxVideo _DudexX  5 days back

                                                              Ok thats enough youtube for today.

                                                              • Ishtiaque Walid
                                                                Ishtiaque Walid  5 days back

                                                                Perspective of a human: No.
                                                                Perspective of a robot: Yes.

                                                                If robots become conscious and are more powerful than humans, robots will be to humans as humans are to animals.

                                                                • TheEgglet
                                                                  TheEgglet  6 days back

                                                                  short answer: fuck
                                                                  long answer: rip ppl

                                                                  • Jack Lauer
                                                                    Jack Lauer  6 days back


                                                                    • Mint Tea
                                                                      Mint Tea  6 days back

                                                                      i am a robot

                                                                      i find this very offensive

                                                                      • ZUUZ K
                                                                        ZUUZ K  7 days back

                                                                        Makes more sense to give humans in Syria rights first

                                                                        • Walter Klevinson
                                                                          Walter Klevinson  7 days back

                                                                          Uhhhh... We dont know when to stop do we?

                                                                          • Poke Hype
                                                                            Poke Hype  7 days back

                                                                            can’t you just plug them back in?

                                                                            • Thomas Pastor
                                                                              Thomas Pastor  7 days back

                                                                              Do Kurzgesagt Birds Deserve Rights? What if Avians Become Conscious?

                                                                              • __0_
                                                                                __0_  7 days back


                                                                                • Artistically Expired
                                                                                  Artistically Expired  7 days back

                                                                                  Detroit become Toaster

                                                                                  • Amethyst girl
                                                                                    Amethyst girl  1 weeks back

                                                                                    *Detrioit: Become Human*

                                                                                    • Mark Rafla
                                                                                      Mark Rafla  1 weeks back

                                                                                      That sounds like something a Synth would say 🤔

                                                                                      • rayhan alfajri
                                                                                        rayhan alfajri  1 weeks back

                                                                                        5.40 BIMO

                                                                                        • Risky
                                                                                          Risky  1 weeks back

                                                                                          we call them Human Rights for a reason.

                                                                                          • Puschkin Entertainment
                                                                                            Puschkin Entertainment  1 weeks back

                                                                                            Whaaaat Wisecrack and Kurzgesagt work together?!?! Im whatching both seperated to eachother 😮

                                                                                            • Sebastian Poh
                                                                                              Sebastian Poh  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Fairly certain that the majority of women did not want voting rights, as they would also be expected to work and could be drafted