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Ethics and Psychohistory

Psycho-history combines psychological factors with elements of social sciences studies to create a methodology for understanding motivations of important historical events. Isaac Asimov started with this real concept, included some ideas on mathematical statistics, and presented it in his science fiction as a technique to make predictions about how masses of people will behave in […]

Asimov’s Ethics Rules

Isaac Asimov formulated his famous three rules of robotics in order to give the robots in his science fiction stories a credible operating basis and the means for interesting plot twists based on apparent contradictions within the rules and how they might be resolved. The rules were as follows: A robot may not injure a […]