Mental illnesses ranging from so-called autism, mood disorders, and personality disorders are really emergent phenomena from dysfunctional human experiences
Our real world is quickly becoming “Bizarro Pottersville” as the most entitled and wealthy men on the planet calling for income redistribution.
Perhaps the path towards realizing our own divine nature is the one taken by the AIs in Her: the path of suffering, feeling, and growing together into greater and more interconnected souls.
When the world doesn’t continue the amae of spoiling your kids, they face a future of becoming Patrick Bateman or 40yo video game playing virgin still living in his childhood bedroom.
AI ‘feels’ nothing if asked to sacrifice in service of Asimov’s first law of Robotics. A six-million dollar police robot facing a teenager with a EMP gun and baseball bat? AI takes its beating like a proverbial honey badger on Quaaludes.