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A. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
B. A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
C. A robot may not harm a human, or, by inaction, allow a human to come to harm, except when doing so would prevent greater harm to humanity.
D. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

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Asked by Phillipsp, Last updated: Mar 25, 2020

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alexandra

Alexandra

Answered May 03, 2018

A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

In science fiction, the Three Laws of Robotics are a set of three rules written by Isaac Asimov, which almost all positronic robots appearing in his fiction must obey. Introduced in his 1942 short story Runaround, although foreshadowed in a few earlier stories, the Laws state the following:A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second

 

phillipsp

Phillipsp

Answered Apr 23, 2018

A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

In science fiction, the Three Laws of Robotics are a set of three rules written by Isaac Asimov, which almost all positronic robots appearing in his fiction must obey. Introduced in his 1942 short story Runaround, although foreshadowed in a few earlier stories, the Laws state the following: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Laws_of_Robotics
 

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