He Made a Robot … Then He Married Her (It?)

by Herald of Truth

He Made a Robot… Then He Married Her (It?)

Zheng Jiajia is an artificial intelligence expert from Japan.  He was evidently unable to find a suitable mate (or could not find love) so he built a humanoid robot.  And then married her, or it.  Or whatever.  He programmed his robot to speak some rudimentary sentences and has plans to upgrade her eventually so she can walk and do basic household chores.  And the robot has a name — Yingying.  Or would that by Yingying Jiajia?

Maybe you understand some of the feelings that drive this story.  Life does not always turn out like you envisioned.  Broken relationships, economic hardships, addictions, and no meaning for your existence.  It is enough to make you wish you could create the life you want.  

But you may also have enough life experience to realize some of the problems with this approach.  Is it really a relationship if there is no free will involved?  What happens if Yingying becomes obsolete?  What if she breaks down and he cannot fix her?  If things do not go like he envisioned, does anyone do robot marriage counseling?

Has Mr. Jiajia really found the love that he did not find in the real world?

And if you have lived very long, you have learned that is not really possible to construct a life that will be exactly what you want.  Real life gets in the way.  You may realize that what you thought you wanted was not in fact what you really needed.  

I think I know the answer.  Someone created me.  He knows exactly how I work and what I need.  He not only wants what is best for me, but can help me have that life.  He is God the Creator, and He loves me.  

All He asks is that I love Him back.  My choice.  Your choice.  Free will.

You can choose to have the life you were made to live.

-Steve Ridgell

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