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Will the presidential terms change in the future? Otherwise, why doesn’t the robo-president serve its full term? (Eyeing its atheist successor with suspicious eyes.)
It looks like the first openly gay will also be the first medical doctor. That’s nice.
The jacket certainly does make him look like some sort of scientist.
So the robot believes in God? Who botched that progamming?
The picture was taken at Fire Island, just BEFORE Labor Day.
Depending on how you define it we’ve already had the first openly non-straight president. James Buchanan was well known to the Washington circle at least to not be straight. He told people when he “went wooing to several gentlemen”. The public weren’t quite as close to the president’s personal life as now, but the press had some comment on the fact.
So the first Robot will be in 2096 and the first atheist in 2098. A two year difference.
Did the robot resign, leaving his atheist vice-prez to take over? was he assassinated? did he die of a robo-virus?
Inquiring minds want to know!
So, what happened in the 900 years between First Atheist and First Boring White guy in 1k years? Two hundred and fifty atheist presidents, supported by a 99.999% atheist Congress, ushered in an unprecedented era of peace, progress, enlightenment, and prosperity?
Just saw everything I was going to say on MSNBC…..Jesus was the teacher of empathy, kindness, caring…..feed the poor, heal the sick, visit the sick….love thy neighbor as thyself, golden rule…..easy as pie even from an aethist
Of course robots believe in god:: http://www.comedycentral.com/video-clips/97q1pz/futurama-robotology
Well the robot believes it has a creator that gave it a purpose. Which in this case is true.
Or a headwaiter.
I thought it looked like Romney – and since he’s an android, he’s also be the first robot.
Hmm… gay robots; what will they think of next?
I’m trying in 2020.
Wasn’t there supposed to be a thousand years of heaven on earth after Jesus came back?
The idea of the first atheist president being Jesus amuses me for vague reasons.
Only after Labor Day.
No, this is incorrect: Richard Nixon’s preserved head in a jar will be president in 2008.
Maybe there should be a 3 in there somewhere.
“Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth… but a sword.” – Jesus.
Perhaps the robot resigned… because of a sex scandal with a human? or because the job was really frustrating, dealing with so many inefficient humans to get anything done?
Since the Golden Rule was conceived of by secular and religious philosophies well over 2000 years ago, it would be more appropriate to say that it’s easy as pie for even a Christian to follow.
Wow, I didn’t know that. That’s awesome. Thanks for sharing.
While studying past politicians to improve its performance, robo-president accidentally assimilated Sarah Palin’s personality and resigned to pursue a career in reality TV.
It’s controversial. From my reading of the material, it seems likely he was gay, on the other hand, many scholars have suggested that at the time that language and the way he used it may not have meant he was talking about a gay relationship at all.
Oops… thanks for catching that! And here I was complaining about historical accuracy…
Does President Robot pray to Robot Jesus?
He meant to say butter knife. The real quote is “Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth… but a butter knife to spread my creamy love.” I know it doesn’t make sense. But Jesus was high most of the time.
2098 won’t even be an election year. He would even have been elected. The robot (elected in 2096) will have had to have died in office and the atheist would have been the VP.
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