What is a soul? Who has a soul? What in a life is a reflection of the soul? Another question, could a robot have a soul?
If Artificial Intelligence brings about self-aware robots, then do those robots have souls? If a robot can begin to contemplate her own life and the life of those around her, then what does that mean for man?
Above is the grisaille of a 'self-aware-praying-robot.' The acrylic 16"x20" painting is on hard-wood.
It will be finished with glazes of oil colors.
I began with a base coat acrylic mixture of red, blue, and yellow, then filled in the values with ivory black.
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