[extropy-chat] Interesting comment on a blog

Ben Goertzel ben at goertzel.org
Tue Dec 5 15:58:52 UTC 2006

> Actually, in regard to the kind of innate tendency to feel repulsion
> which you mention here, the feeling is strongest when the difference is
> slight and close to home.

Yes.  This is related to the phenomenon called the "Uncanny Valley",
which is a big deal in the design of humanoid robots and avatars.

-- Ben G

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