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Re: It's Cortana
Date: 5/16/14 1:53 pm
In Response To: Re: It's Cortana (Schooly D)

: There's a difference between using gendered pronouns for rhetorical
: convenience, and things actually having a sex. I can refer to my car as
: "she" but that doesn't mean it's legally a person. Similarly, if
: Frankie wants to dupe people and keep things under wraps, saying the
: character isn't -technically- a girl is a great and easy technicality to
: exploit. No one's going to remember his post in 1.5 years anyway.

Cars, ships, and aircraft aren't developed with the capacity for its own personality in mind. The creators of these constructs had the idea from the onset to give these beings the ability to form their own identity and personality.

"Sex" is a biological term to describe something's genitalia and its processes. You don't interface with sex on a regular basis. You are introduced and continue to interact with a person based on their presentation to the world which includes gender, personality, behavior, clothing/jewelry/decoration, or the lack thereof. Gender is something that can be determined by forces of nature at birth in a cis, trans, etc. capacity, but also something that can be developed upon otherwise as a force of our species' mental abilities.

Had Frankie stated or implied that Cortana wasn't "technically a girl", that would not only a slap in the face to quite a lot of people, including myself, but would denounce the abilities of artificial intelligence constructs and insist that they are mere creations of our will without the capacity for self-determination.

Messages In This Thread

Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Chris101b5/16/14 6:57 am
     A little more info on the game as wellChris101b5/16/14 7:01 am
           Re: A little more info on the game as wellCody Miller5/17/14 1:29 am
                 Re: A little more info on the game as wellBanditORR5/17/14 2:11 am
                       Re: A little more info on the game as wellCody Miller5/17/14 2:15 am
                       What the... *GIF*Grizzlei5/17/14 8:00 pm
                 Re: A little more info on the game as wellMacGyver105/19/14 2:50 pm
                       Re: A little more info on the game as wellthebruce05/21/14 10:21 am
     Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Morhek5/16/14 7:14 am
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)serpx5/16/14 7:24 am
                 Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Revenant19885/16/14 7:29 am
     Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Stephen L. (SoundEffect)5/16/14 7:27 am
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Revenant19885/16/14 7:31 am
                 Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Stephen L. (SoundEffect)5/16/14 1:34 pm
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)serpx5/16/14 7:39 am
           I was still really hoping for this!Chris101b5/16/14 7:52 am
                 Re: I was still really hoping for this! *NM*Stephen L. (SoundEffect)5/16/14 10:54 am
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)TDSpiral5/16/14 11:16 am
                 ^ thisMacGyver105/16/14 11:30 am
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Avateur5/16/14 4:34 pm
     Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?Laird5/16/14 8:48 am
           I have no idea of what you're talking about *NM*ZackDark5/16/14 8:51 am
                 FINALLY SAW ITZackDark5/16/14 9:17 am
           Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?Revenant19885/16/14 9:04 am
                 Same thought I had *NM*ZackDark5/16/14 9:09 am
                 Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?Hyokin5/16/14 9:50 am
                       Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?Grizzlei5/16/14 9:59 am
                             Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?General Vagueness5/16/14 11:30 pm
                                   Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?Urban Reflex5/17/14 2:29 pm
                                         Too small, IMO *NM*ZackDark5/17/14 3:16 pm
                                         Re: No mention of the "ONI" symbol?gamerguy20025/17/14 4:13 pm
     Halo 5: Guardians? I like it!Grizzlei5/16/14 9:21 am
           Noticed something on the battle rifleGrizzlei5/16/14 9:29 am
     Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Joe Duplessie (SNIPE 316)5/16/14 10:25 am
     2015...Mid7night5/16/14 10:37 am
           Re: 2015...Hyokin5/16/14 11:36 am
                 Re: 2015...Revenant19885/16/14 11:49 am
                       Re: 2015...Mid7night5/16/14 12:56 pm
                             Re: 2015...Hyokin5/17/14 1:05 am
                                   Re: 2015...Mid7night5/17/14 1:10 am
                                         Re: 2015...Hyokin5/17/14 1:47 am
     The ONI symbol, Blue glowing visorMacGyver105/16/14 10:57 am
           Re: The ONI symbol, Blue glowing visorQuirel5/16/14 11:22 am
                 Character also confirmed not a girl.uberfoop5/16/14 11:28 am
                       Re: Character also confirmed not a girl.MacGyver105/16/14 11:32 am
                             Re: Character also confirmed not a girl.Revenant19885/16/14 11:33 am
                                   Halo 6: Yayap confirmed. *NM*Pkmnrulz2405/16/14 12:38 pm
                             Nevermind...MacGyver105/16/14 11:37 am
                             Re: Character also confirmed not a girl.Grizzlei5/16/14 11:47 am
                                   Spitballingzofinda5/16/14 11:59 am
                                         Re: SpitballingGrizzlei5/16/14 12:14 pm
                             Re: Character also confirmed not a girl.JDQuackers5/16/14 11:10 pm
           I can't recall where but...scarab5/17/14 11:59 am
                 Re: I can't recall where but...Document5/18/14 6:52 pm
                       Re: I can't recall where but...uberfoop5/18/14 7:22 pm
                       Re: I can't recall where but...Louis Wu5/19/14 12:41 am
                       Re: I can't recall where but...scarab5/19/14 10:04 am
     Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Quirel5/16/14 12:11 pm
           Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)RC Master5/16/14 2:00 pm
                 Re: Halo 5: Guardians (Official Name)Quirel5/16/14 3:13 pm
     It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 12:43 pm
           Re: It's CortanaDEEP NNN5/16/14 12:47 pm
                 Re: It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 1:02 pm
                 Re: It's Cortanakanbo5/16/14 1:33 pm
           Re: It's CortanaTDSpiral5/16/14 1:03 pm
                 Re: It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 1:09 pm
                       Re: It's CortanaTDSpiral5/16/14 1:25 pm
                             Re: It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 1:32 pm
                                   Re: It's CortanaTDSpiral5/16/14 1:38 pm
                                         my, what large links you have... *NM*Mid7night5/16/14 1:40 pm
           Re: It's CortanaGrizzlei5/16/14 1:16 pm
                 Re: It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 1:40 pm
                       Re: It's CortanaGrizzlei5/16/14 1:53 pm
                             Re: It's CortanaSchooly D5/16/14 2:10 pm
                                   Re: It's CortanaGrizzlei5/16/14 2:24 pm
                                   Re: It's CortanaJoe Duplessie (SNIPE 316)5/16/14 2:58 pm
                             Re: It's CortanaTex5/16/14 2:14 pm
                             Re: It's CortanaGeneral Vagueness5/17/14 12:17 am
                                   Re: It's CortanaGeneral Vagueness5/17/14 12:22 am
                 Re: It's CortanaRC Master5/16/14 2:50 pm
                       Re: It's Cortana *SP*Grizzlei5/16/14 3:05 pm
           Hey, I was wondering...Louis Wu5/16/14 1:44 pm
                 Re: Hey, I was wondering...kanbo5/16/14 1:46 pm
                       Re: Hey, I was wondering...Tex5/16/14 1:50 pm
                 Re: Hey, I was wondering...Schooly D5/16/14 1:54 pm
     Re: Fixed it. *img*Hyokin5/17/14 1:53 am
           Re: Fixed it more.serpx5/17/14 2:29 am
                 Re: Fixed it more.Hyokin5/17/14 2:34 am
                 Can I cancel a preorder I haven't made yet? *NM*padraig085/17/14 4:43 am

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