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Dr. Robert Ford confides to Dolores that his father would not agree with his creation of robots for the enjoyment of humans. "My father told me to be satisfied with my lot in life. That the world owed me nothing. And so, I make my own world" ("Contrapasso"). This tells us at once that Dr. Ford's father had a Platonic notion of justice.
This document was originally published in Westworld and Philosophy: Mind Equals Blown by Carus Publishing Company, dba Cricket Media. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Innes, Christopher M.. (2019). "Justice or Pleasure?". Westworld and Philosophy: Mind Equals Blown, 183-192.
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