philoscifiz

I Am Mother (2019) [#2 - winter 2021]

February 13, 2021

Matt and Dave encounter the aftermath of a human apocalypse and the endeavours of a robot artificial intelligence to repopulate the Earth. But all is not as it seems for the young girl at the centre of events. Swerving the ethical dilemma of the trolley problem - explored within the film – we hurtle straight for Kant and the possibility of universal morality. We also touch upon the lifetime of a civilisation within the Drake equation, as well as the lies of Plato's Republic.

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