“Are robots alive?”
——What is life?
“I don't know, but I know it when I see it.”
——That’s easy then, just look at a robot. Do you see life?
“That’s not fair!”
——It’s fair, you’re confused. How about asking one? Hey, metal man over there! Are you alive?
——What do I know about philosophy?
——Whadya think? Lifeless machine, or alive with better things to do?
“I don't know, that's the problem, how could I tell?”
——What about me, then, your perfect drinking partner? You act like I’m alive. What's your real question here?
“I guess it’s... am I alive?”