Re: Movie Review - AI Artificial Intelligence

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Jul 03 2001 - 16:21:17 MDT

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> So here we have Kubrick himself apparently saying that his intention in
> making AI was to get people to love their robots, exactly contradicting
> what I wrote above. Who knew?

That's Sara Maitland saying that, not Kubrick himself.

The actual quotation is:
<<Here it would be observant to restate a point made by Sara Maitland, another
writer with whom Kubrick collaborated on A.I. In her article "My Year with
Stanley," published in The Independent in March 1999 (referenced by Argent),
she states Kubrick "believed computers will become truly intelligent,
including emotionally and are potentially more environmentally adaptable form
of human beings: they are our future. The film is intended to make us love

Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses, etc.:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia,
analog computing, cultural relativism

     Everything that can happen has already happened, not just once,
     but an infinite number of times, and will continue to do so forever.
     (Everything that can happen = more than anyone can imagine.)

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