01-11-2016, 04:38 PM
You cannot steal culture, for when you make use of the culture of another group you do not deprive them of it. Does this mean that cultural appropriation is a form of piracy?
You acquire culture without the expense of belonging to the group from which that culture originates?
A kapa haka robot could perhaps perform Maori dance without the cultural costs that may apply to Maori. Furthermore, free of genitals, a kapa haka robot may combine gender specific dances in a way that is not available to humans. If we are to create robots, is it fair and ethical to endow them with human culture?
drink coffee, repress your immutable nihilism