Prof. TURKLE: … I’m unabashedly species chauvinistic because a robot can pretend when it says I love you, but it doesn’t know what it is to have desire or sexual life, appetites. It doesn’t have the ark of the human life.
SHAPIRO: But the people you mentioned in your research say whether it has those things or not it does a better job than the people who do.
Prof. TURKLE: Yes. People are starting to say that the simulation of feeling, the simulation of love, I might take that. I see that movement in the interviews that I do