Why do we feel threatened by robots, and children marvel at their potential?

Artificial intelligence, embodied by robots, appears to us as the « other », the one that threatens our values, upsets our habits and customs, and transforms our era.

A child marvels at a robot, imagines how he will be able to collaborate with it, to entrust it with actions.

The word robot, created in 1920 by the writer Karel Çapek, comes from the Czech Robota, which means work, labor.
Yes our time is changing, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗴𝗼 𝗯𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘀t?