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"Human rIQbe'nISmoH qoq. Human rIQmoHlu' 'e' chaw'be'nIS qoq."

Translation:A robot must not injure a human. A robot must not permit a human to be injured.

December 2, 2018



Why is, "android" not allowed?


An android is specifically a robot shaped like a human; a qoq is not necessarily human-shaped. For example, you might call C-3PO an android but hardly R2-D2.

So "android" is too specific a translation.

I've heard some people use qoq yoq "robot humanoid" to refer to an android.

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