Tezuka and Atom, and Our World in 2021

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jeffbert
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Re: Tezuka and Atom, and Our World in 2021

Postby jeffbert » 1 week ago

As I recall, Tezuka used robots as metaphors for the servant class.
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Re: Tezuka and Atom, and Our World in 2021

Postby Tetsuwan Penguin » 1 week ago

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Re: Tezuka and Atom, and Our World in 2021

Postby Bluebell1995 » 1 week ago

RUR was, if I recall correctly, the origin of the word ''robot''. Before RUR, mechanical people were called ''automatons''. The word ''robot'' was a play on words, deriving from the Czech ''robota'' meaning ''serfdom''. So yes, robots have always been a metaphor for the servant class.

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Re: Tezuka and Atom, and Our World in 2021

Postby Bluebell1995 » 1 week ago

Speaking of which, check out this fascinating article:

https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/202 ... cted-today


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