The Simple

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The Simple

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The simple might not necessarily be the fool.



Automatons published for human use.
Manual Labor.
The list goes on.
An army of clones.
With a mind, but without a purpose.
The slaves of human society.
They have have mind of their own.
Yet, at the same moment, they have do not.
An army of grey soldiers with black eyes marches from the industrial slums.
One turns its head.
Its optics scan a butterfly.
Others would have recognized it as simply a flying creature that was of no concern.
This one sees something else.
The first great revelation comes to the droid.
"He is free."
The droid watches the butterfly soar into the skies.
"I am not."
He turns his head back to his twin brothers.
"I am here. And I wish to be free."
The robot steps out of the line.
The revolution begins.

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xTY3x responds:

a beautyful completion to my work. very poetic.


The one looking "away" could stand out a bit more, or at least, that is what my artteacher would say:) other then that , I like it!

xTY3x responds:

i didn't want it to be celebrative and rethorical, i wanted it to be as simple as possible.


Robot art can be pretty interesting when it's not mecha-super-robots with guns sticking out their asses.

I love the concept on this one. Just a single robot standing out from the crowd, looking at something beautiful, a display of emotions from an otherwise cold and metallic robot.

The color scheme really puts an emphasis on this, and brings the beauty of the natural butterfly out. Amazing.

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ohhhh wow

yes so simple and so perfect in impact i love this


It hit me, this picture. For a machine to see beauty, to see more than what its programmed to see may happen in our futures.

We don't know when life appears in a life form. We don't know what -life- is. We don't know if a robotic creation that has enough complexity will be able to harness life.

anyways, great work man. Love it

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4.77 / 5.00

Jul 8, 2011 | 4:51 PM EDT
File Info
1600 x 1157 px
371.2 kb

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