Response to 99% Invisble Podcast

Listen to this one first and then answer the question.

This podcast episode considers the possibility of establishing meaningful emotional relationships with robots, including the possibility of using robots as therapists. According to interviewees in this episode, why might a robot be more effective than a human therapist?  On the other hand, why might therapeutic robots be problematic?  What’s your reaction to the use of robot therapists and why? For example, would you consider getting therapy from a robot?

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