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Quotation by Max Frisch
Above all, however, the machine has no feelings, it feels no fear and no hope ... it operates according to the pure logic of probability. For this reason I assert that the robot perceives more accurately than man.
Max Frisch (1911–1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Homo faberEin Bericht, Suhrkamp (1957). Homo FaberA Report, p. 73, trans. by Michael Bullock (1977), Abelard-Schuman (1959).
Symptomatic of Walter Faber's machine fetishism.
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