Are we capable of true altruism?

Robots are....

Some scientists decided to figure out how robots are "naturally." So, they programmed some robots to retrieve "food discs" and bring it back to the bin. What they were NOT programmed to do, was to care about the other robots, or to ensure that they get discs.

Anyways, once they gave some of the robots discs, the robots actually shared with each other. They had no reason to share with each other. They were not programmed to help the other robots, nor to not help the other robots. They made the AI decision to do it themselves.

So, are humans capable of true altruism?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    I'm not, ethical egoism all the way!

  • 9 years ago

    You?

    No.

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