History WhatMeasureIsANonHuman / WebOriginal

1st Apr '16 7:51:19 AM Wyldchyld
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' touches upon this subject with the robot Penny. When Team RWBY first meet her, the girls are a little creeped out by how she acts, but Ruby seems to grow on her. When Penny finally admits to Ruby that she's a robot, Ruby's shown not to really care and sees her as just another friend. The Kingdom of Atlas, however, treat her as a human and not a robot because she's supposed to be a military secret. [[spoiler:When Penny is accidentally murdered by a hallucinating Pyrrha, everyone reacts with horror due to the brutality of it all, but Cinder, the one who orchestrated the incident, just considers her one of Atlas' hidden secrets to toss out and frighten the populace. When Pyrrha begs Ruby for forgiveness for killing Penny, not only does Ruby forgive her, Jaune reassures her by making sure no one else is taken the same way she was, meaning that they didn't see her any different before or after the reveal.]]

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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' touches upon this subject ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'': Penny calls her creator "father" but is insecure about the fact she's not a [[BecomeARealBoy real girl]]; Atlas regards her as a military secret so even her team mates don't know what she is. Ironwood's stated mission is to replace human armies with robots to protect human life, and Penny believes her purpose is to save the robot Penny. When Team RWBY first meet her, the girls are a little creeped out by how she acts, but world. Ruby tells Penny she does have a soul, but Penny's team mate associates with her only because ordered. [[spoiler:Cinder tricks Pyrrha into publicly killing Penny to expose Penny's secret and frame Atlas for Vale's invasion. Penny's death focusses on her body shredding inhumanely like metal then on the very human loss of light and life from her eyes. While Ironwood calls Penny a "girl" not a "robot", he seems less concerned with her death than with Ozpin's possible reaction to grow on her. When Penny finally admits to the reveal; this is unlike both Ruby that and Pyrrha who are devastated despite knowing she's a robot, Ruby's shown not to really care and sees her as just another friend. The Kingdom of Atlas, however, treat her as a human and not a robot because she's supposed to be a military secret. [[spoiler:When Penny is accidentally murdered by a hallucinating Pyrrha, everyone reacts with horror due to the brutality of it all, but Cinder, the one who orchestrated the incident, just considers her one of Atlas' hidden secrets to toss out and frighten the populace. When Pyrrha begs Ruby for forgiveness for killing Penny, not only does Ruby forgive her, Jaune reassures her by making sure no one else is taken the same way she was, meaning that they didn't see her any different before or after the reveal.robot.]]
6th Feb '16 7:34:08 AM Blazer
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' touches upon this subject with the robot Penny. When Team RWBY first meet her, the girls are a little creeped out by how she acts, but Ruby seems to grow on her. When Penny finally admits to Ruby that she's a robot, Ruby's shown not to really care and sees her as just another friend. The Kingdom of Atlas, however, treat her as a human and not a robot because she's supposed to be a military secret. [[spoiler:When Penny is accidentally murdered by a hallucinating Pyrrha, everyone reacts with horror due to the brutality of it all, but Cinder, the one who orchestrated the incident, just considers her one of Atlas' hidden secrets to toss out and frighten the populace. When Pyrrha begs Ruby for forgiveness for killing Penny, not only does Ruby forgive her, Jaune reassures her by making sure no one else is taken the same way she was, meaning that they didn't see her any different before or after the reveal.]]
11th May '15 12:50:46 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', while intelligent apes have been given full civil rights, robots, androids, and other artificial intelligences are still not considered people in the legal sense even though they cannot be harmed with impunity (property laws come into consideration). Demons, the undead, and most other forms of monster are free targets, however.

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* In the ''GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', ''Roleplay/GlobalGuardiansPBEMUniverse'', while intelligent apes have been given full civil rights, robots, androids, and other artificial intelligences are still not considered people in the legal sense even though they cannot be harmed with impunity (property laws come into consideration). Demons, the undead, and most other forms of monster are free targets, however.
7th Dec '13 7:33:12 AM Willbyr
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* In ''SpoilsburyToastBoy'', the doctor beetle explains to [[IllGirl Liache]] that "mucus is a living thing" and "it has a certain degree of intelligence." [[spoiler:The beetles later drown Liache when her mucus tells them she doesn't deserve to breathe.]]

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* In ''SpoilsburyToastBoy'', ''WebAnimation/SpoilsburyToastBoy'', the doctor beetle explains to [[IllGirl Liache]] that "mucus is a living thing" and "it has a certain degree of intelligence." [[spoiler:The beetles later drown Liache when her mucus tells them she doesn't deserve to breathe.]]
7th Dec '13 7:31:40 AM Willbyr
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* In SpoilsburyToastBoy, the doctor beetle explains to [[IllGirl Liache]] that "mucus is a living thing" and "it has a certain degree of intelligence." [[spoiler:The beetles later drown Liache when her mucus tells them she doesn't deserve to breathe.]]

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* In SpoilsburyToastBoy, ''SpoilsburyToastBoy'', the doctor beetle explains to [[IllGirl Liache]] that "mucus is a living thing" and "it has a certain degree of intelligence." [[spoiler:The beetles later drown Liache when her mucus tells them she doesn't deserve to breathe.]]



* ''TalesOfMU'' makes this a plot point, especially when Mackenzie is trapped in [[DungeonCrawling the Labyrinth]] and runs across the [[YouAllMeetInAnInn adventuring party]], including a [[WhiteMage priestess]] [[TechnicalPacifist of the goddess of peace]] and is shot in the shoulder. The resulting argument among the party isn't whether they should save the story's [[HalfHumanHybrid half]]-[[OurDemonsAreDifferent demon]] protagonist, but whether they should [[MurderIsTheBestSolution kill her now]], or [[WhatTheHellHero let her bleed to death after they abandon her]].

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* ''TalesOfMU'' ''Literature/TalesOfMU'' makes this a plot point, especially when Mackenzie is trapped in [[DungeonCrawling the Labyrinth]] and runs across the [[YouAllMeetInAnInn adventuring party]], including a [[WhiteMage priestess]] [[TechnicalPacifist of the goddess of peace]] and is shot in the shoulder. The resulting argument among the party isn't whether they should save the story's [[HalfHumanHybrid half]]-[[OurDemonsAreDifferent demon]] protagonist, but whether they should [[MurderIsTheBestSolution kill her now]], or [[WhatTheHellHero let her bleed to death after they abandon her]].
25th Nov '13 11:02:54 AM josh6243
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* When Straizo uses the Ripple on Dio's elite zombies during a scene in ''WebVideo/VaguelyRecallingJoJo'', he spares Page because Page had an almost human-like appearance. Also, Page looked like Pesci, who will make an appearance in Vento Aureo.
23rd Mar '13 1:32:04 PM DJVinylScratch
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* Played for laughs in a LetsPlay/TheRunawayGuys playthrough of Mario Party during the mini game Shy Guy Says when ProtonJon is horrified when the Shy Guy leaves Wario to drown in the ocean, but ignores Yoshi when the same thing happens to him right afterwards.

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* Played for laughs in a LetsPlay/TheRunawayGuys playthrough of Mario Party during the mini game Shy Guy Says when ProtonJon LetsPlay/ProtonJon is horrified when the Shy Guy leaves Wario to drown in the ocean, but ignores Yoshi when the same thing happens to him right afterwards.
11th Feb '13 6:57:29 PM DJVinylScratch
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* Played for laughs in a RunawayGuys playthrough of Mario Party during the mini game Shy Guy Says when ProtonJon is horrified when the Shy Guy leaves Wario to drown in the ocean, but ignores Yoshi when the same thing happens to him right afterwards.

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* Played for laughs in a RunawayGuys LetsPlay/TheRunawayGuys playthrough of Mario Party during the mini game Shy Guy Says when ProtonJon is horrified when the Shy Guy leaves Wario to drown in the ocean, but ignores Yoshi when the same thing happens to him right afterwards.
10th Feb '13 4:18:27 AM HawaiiKnut
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* Played for laughs in a RunawayGuys playthrough of Mario Party during the mini game Shy Guy Says when ProtonJon is horrified when the Shy Guy leaves Wario to drown in the ocean, but ignores Yoshi when the same thing happens to him right afterwards.
--> '''Chuggaa''': ''And you say I'm racist?''
--> '''Jon''': ''Ra... How is that racist? It's a dinosaur!''
--> '''Chuggaa''': ''Dinosaurs are people too.''
--> '''Jon''': ''No, they're not! They're dinosaurs, that's why we call them dinosaurs!''
26th May '12 2:22:51 PM Dragonmouth
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* Deconstructed in this [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tuZtbca-V4&feature=relmfu Video Game Confessions]] which reimagines Samus as a violent torturer and serial killer. She asks "Why is it that when you kill an alien from another world, you're considered a hero?"
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