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Save the Ugly Robots!
Slate (2016)
In his 1993 album No Cure for Cancer, comedian Denis Leary satirized animal rights by claiming: “We only want to save the cute animals, don't we? Yeah. Why don't we just have animal auditions. Line ’em up one by one and interview them individually.” Understandably, supporters of animal rights frequently objected to Leary’s oversimplification—otters might do cute little human things with their hands, but there’s room for bovine legal protection.
  • Legal Protection,
  • Social Robots
Publication Date
January 19, 2016
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"Save the Ugly Robots!" Slate (2016)
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