Guest Post: Must biorobotic androids have emotions to be lovable? by Eva Lefoy

I think women readers all but demand that sexy male androids have emotions. Is it fair? Well…no. But we like ’em that way!

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Must biorobotic androids have emotions to be lovable?

by Eva Lefoy

The short answer is yes. I say that because the psychological makeup of humans requires us to have relationships. Not just romantic ones, but all kinds of relationships. And as Jung would point out, every time we are in relationship with another, the other individual is mirroring back to us our own psyche. Or our own undealt-with garbage if you want to be perfectly honest.

androidquoteAn android that doesn’t have emotions can’t do that for us. Okay, I heard some of you shout “yay!” and I have to admit, there’s a certain allure there. Yep, a simple, plain, no-frills biorobotic lover who can’t get angry at us or mirror back our own crap would at times be a freakin godsend. But think about it. If nobody helps you deal with…

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