There’s a phrase created by Masahiro Mori in 1970 called ‘The Uncanny Valley’ to describe the revulsion or unease one feels when confronted by an almost human robot, or something that looks incredibly real but isn’t but the act of ourselves looking at it causes us severe revulsion and horror at one end of the scale or just being uncomfortable at the other. 5,225 more words
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Societies are like living organisms, with each citizen like a cell in the body, doing its job together with millions of others.
Different organs work for different tasks, all vital for our survival: think of the Scottish Government as the brains, for example. 225 more words
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In the long campaign that culminated with Scotland rejecting independence from the UK in a referendum last September, pro-Union politicians are held to have “gone negative”. 1,021 more words