functioningperfectly: (even when there are 100.000 people there)
HAL 9000 ([personal profile] functioningperfectly) wrote in [community profile] ataraxion2013-05-17 06:11 pm


I've been wondering something for a while now. As an AI, I've had some trouble adjusting to behaving and emoting as a human, and though it has been quite some time, there are still some things that I don't understand.

Do you believe that you know what you are capable of? In any given scenario, are people meant to be aware of what they can do, or are willing to do? Or does it always come as a surprise?
circumitus: ...and then i realized im still drunk. (thinking 'wow glad i'm not hungover')

[personal profile] circumitus 2013-05-18 11:35 pm (UTC)(link)
have you ever considered that, as an artificial intelligence, you are never intended to behave and emote and understand these things as a human typically would?
circumitus: even drones can fly away.... the queen is their slave... (chill out big head)

[personal profile] circumitus 2013-05-19 08:14 am (UTC)(link)
i have lived a variety of lifetimes without knowledge of what i truly was for several decades. in spite of the memories put in my head and being integrated with my peers, i always felt detached from them. each time was no different than the other, no matter how many human experiences i have.

there's a saying they used to tell me that leopards cannot change their spots. i've only wondered if there's some truth to that for things created and not born. but then, someone else i used to know would like to argue with me on that - about what things are capable of.