View Single Post
Old May 29 2008, 02:02 PM   #990
Christopher's Avatar
Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

The Laws of Robotics are not a genuine scientific or engineering principle, but a literary device. Heck, the only reason Asimov made up the word "robotics" is because he didn't know enough about the field to be aware there was already a term for it, "cybernetics."
Written Worlds -- Christopher L. Bennett's blog and webpage
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote